Xingshen Sun

Dr. Xingshen Sun received his Ph.D. from the Northeast Agriculture University, China, in 2001. His research included studies on development biology and embryo biotechnology. He completed his postdoctoral study on somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) in ferret and production CFTR knockout ferret through AAV gene targeting at the University of Iowa from 2003 to 2006. From 2006 to current, he worked as an associate research scientist at University of Iowa. He is the author/co-author of more than 60 scientific articles and book chapters. Current research interests include establishing the human diseases model in ferret using CRISPR/CAS9 system and cystic fibrosis related diabetes(CFRD).