Shenglin Huang

Fudan University (China)

Shenglin Huang obtained his PhD in 2009 from Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine in China. After graduation, he worked in the State-key Laboratory of Oncogenes and Related Genes, Shanghai Cancer Institute. He completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford University. In September 2013, he joined Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and Institutes of Biomedical Sciences, where he was appointed Principal Investigator. His research focusses on cancer transcriptome and bioinformatics, with a special focus on identification and characterization of functional RNAs in cancer. He established the exLR-seq, ASJA bioinformatics tool and exoRBase database. He discovered the presence and enrichment of circular RNA in exosomes. He found abundant tumor-specific transcripts (TSTs, eg. LIN28-TST) in cancer.