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Dr. Chuan He

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Chuan He is a world-renowned chemist currently serving as the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor of chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology at the University of Chicago, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is best known for his work in discovering and deciphering reversible RNA methylation in post-transcriptional gene expression regulation.


Dr. He graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1994 with a B.S. in Chemistry. After his Ph.D. training with Stephen J. Lippard at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he worked under Gregory L. Verdine as a Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. He became a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Chicago in 2002.

The He Laboratory

Dr. Chuan He
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