Precision Epigenetics and Time-resolved
Single Cell Genomics
Epigenetic mechanisms such as DNA modifications have profound impact on gene expression dynamics, stem cell differentiation, as well as organ maturation and aging. Our group seeks to investigate epigenetic gene regulation in these dynamic biological processes by developing high-precision (single-cell level or single-nucleotide resolution) and time-resolved genomics technologies. Our long-term goal is to use knowledge gained from quantitative and high-precision epigenome profiling and editing technologies to identify biomarkers and to enhance stem cell therapy for treating human heart and neurodegenerative diseases.