Lisa Hua

Welcome to the Hua Lab!

Our Research

Lisa HuaThe Hua Lab studies the mechanisms of higher-order chromosome organization during the cell cycle and its function in development and cancer. In particular, we are interested in the mechanism(s) that prevents somatic chromosome pairing, and thus maintain genetic stability across daughter cells. We are taking a biophysical, molecular/cellular, and evolutionary approach to address this fundamental paradigm. Our model systems include human/mouse primary cell lines, carcinoma cell lines, Arabidopsis and other plant species, and Drosophila embryos. Our studies will allow for an understanding of genome organization and its implications in the etiology of human and plant disease.

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Contact Information

Position Inquiries:
We are always looking for enthusiastic, and curious individuals to join the lab. We believe diverse perspectives are necessary to solve biology’s complex questions, therefore applicants from a broad scientific background/training are encouraged to apply. If interested, please send a cover letter with description of research interests, and a CV to Lisa Hua.

Darwin Hall Room 216 
1801 East Cotati Ave 
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Office: (707) 664-2339
E-mail: hual[at]

Darwin Hall Room 215
1801 East Cotati Ave 
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Lab: (707) 664-2991

We are grateful to the following sponsors for their support in our research:

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