Andrew Xiao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Genetics

Cancer Center, Yale: 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: Development; Genetics and Genomics; Oncogenes, Tumor Suppressor Genes, and Cell Cycle Control; RNA Biology

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

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). His laboratory has made significant contributions to the understanding of the maintenance of pluripotency, as well as the recent discovery of novel epigenetic mechanisms, i.e., N6-methyl-adenine, in mammalian genomes. 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

  • Outstanding Early Investigator AwardsYale Medical School (2015)

  • 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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Contact Info

Andrew Xiao, PhD
Office Location
Amistad Street Building
10 Amistad Street

New Haven, CT 06519
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