Dr. Xiaoyan Xie earned her B.S. in biological science from Anhui Normal University and her Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Her graduate studies focused on structural and functional study of histone chaperones as well as histone variants. In 2019, she joined the laboratory of Dr. Peter Jones at Van Andel Institute as a postdoctoral fellow.
Dr. Xie studies the role of DNA methylation in controlling the expression of genes during cancer development.
Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Advisor: Dr. Zheng Zhou)
Thesis: Structural basis of histone dimer H2A-H2B recognition by the phosphatase PPM1G
B.S. in biological science, Anhui Normal University
Outstanding Graduates Award, Anhui Normal University (2012)
National Motivational Scholarship, Ministry of Education
The First Prize Scholarship, Anhui Normal University (2010–2011)
The First Prize Scholarship, Anhui Normal University (2009–2010)
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