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Our laboratory is interested in utilizing model organisms to understand cancer biology and developmental mechanisms. In particular, we are developing and using new genetic approaches to identify genes that are involved in tumor growth and metastasis, and are exploring the developmental and biochemical functions of these genes. 

To learn more about our research activities, please see our Research section. 

About Tian Xu

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Tian Xu is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is also a Professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and Vice Chair of the Department of Genetics.

Additionally, he serves as an Adjunct Professor and Director of the Institute of Developmental Biology and Molecular Medicine at Fudan University, Shanghai.