Andrew zhuo Xiao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations


Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

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: Developmental Biology; Genetics and Genomics; Nucleic Acids; Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cell Cycle Control


Dr. Andrew Xiao is an assistant professor in the Department of Genetics at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Yale Stem Cell Center. Dr. Xiao’s laboratory focuses on epigenetic regulation in pluripotent stem cells, including embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotenct stem cells (iPSC), as well as epigenetic regulation in neural development and aging. Dr. Xiao received his Ph.D degree from Terry Van Dyke’s lab at UNC-Chapel Hill and postdoctoral training from David Allis’ lab at Rockefeller University. Since 2009, Andrew Xiao is a recipient of the NCI Howard Temin Award in Cancer Research (K99/R00) and in 2012, he received the New Scholar Award from the Ellison Medical Foundation.

Education & Training

PhD University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2003)
Postdoctoral Fellow The Rockefeller University

Honors & Recognition

  • New Scholar AwardEllison Medical Foundation (2012)

  • NCI Howard Temin Pathway to Independence Award in Cancer Research (K99/R00) NIH/NCI (2009)

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure fellow at Rockefeller UniversitySusan G. Komen for the Cure (2006)

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