Our research laboratory is affiliated with the Department of Genetics and Development and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. We aim to delineate mechanisms underlying chromatin organization and genome access during normal and tumor development.



Nov 2017: Chao receives the Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

Oct 2017: Chao wins the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists.


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Multiple research technician, graduate student and postdoctoral fellow positions are open! We are looking for highly motivated individuals who share our passion for epigenetics.