Feng XU

Lab Location: #7-16  Email: fxu@imcb.a-star.edu.sg  Tel: 65869678

Dr. Feng Xu has been a principal investigator in the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) since 2009, first at SICS and now at IMCB. He was trained as a chromatin biologist at the University of California, Los Angeles before establishing his lab in Singapore. His current research interest centers on the epigenetic regulation of energy balance. This topic includes the study of microRNAs, post-translational modifications on histones and non-histone metabolic regulators in the maintenance of metabolic homeostasis. His lab utilizes both advanced genomic tools as well as classic biochemistry and molecular biology techniques to tackle the scientific questions of interest. In addition, he is also interested in developing novel therapeutic approaches in treating metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes.