Tian Xu, PhD

Professor of Genetics; Vice Chairman of Genetics; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Dept of Neurobiology (Secondary appointment)

Departments & Organizations

Information & Biotechnology

Animal Organogenesis

Cancer Genetics

Cancer Genetics & Genomics

Diabetes Research Center

Genetics: Tian Xu Lab

Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program

Office of Student Research

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Genetics

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cell Cycle Control | Neuroscience: Molecular/Cellular Neuroscience

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (1990)
Helen H. Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow UC Berkeley

International Activity

  • Yale-Fudan University Collaboration Shanghai, China (2011)

    Taught inaugural lecture of Fudan-Yale Center for Education Cooperation based in Fudan. In November 2003, Yale President Levin signed the agreement to establish the Fudan-Yale Center for Education Cooperation, which plans to expand by opening up the facilities to all faculty across Yale who may...

  • China China (2010)

    Utilizing PB Transposon to Generate a Comprehensive Mouse Knockout Resource

  • Biomedical Research Center, Fudan-Yale China (2008)

    Yale and Fudan University in Shanghai, under the direction of Yale Genetics Professor Tian Xu, are carrying out large genetic screens in mice to elucidate the basic mechanisms of disease development. The goals of the Center are to perform cutting-edge research and training, to serve as a model for...

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