Haifeng WANG




Haifeng WANG,

School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University

Ph.D. Assistant Professor



2000-2004     B.S. China Agricultural University

2004-2007     M.S. Tsinghua University

2007-2013     Ph.D, University of California, Davis, USA

2014-2021     Postdoctoral researcher, Stanford University,USA

2021-present  Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University

2021-present  Principal  investigator, Center for Life Sciences, Tsinghua University



We are interested in developing and usingCRISPR tools to study cell and developmental biology and to address disease-related mechanisms, and applying them to medical diagnosis and treatment.


1, Wang H, Han M, Qi LS, Engineering 3D genome organization, Nature Review Genetics, 2021 Feb; PMID: 33558716;

2, Wang H, Nakamura M, AbbottTR, Zhao D, Luo K, Yu C, Nguyen CM, Lo A, Daley PT, La Russa M, Liu Y, Qi LS, CRISPR-mediated live imaging of genome editing and transcription. Science, 2019 Sep; Vol. 365, Issue 6459, pp. 1301-1305.

3, Wang H, Xu X, Nguyen CM, Liu Y, Gao Y, Lin X, Daley PT, Kipniss NH, La Russa M, Qi LS, CRISPR-Mediated Programmable 3D Genome Positioning and Nuclear Organization. Cell, 2018 Oct; 175, 1405-1417 e1414.

4, Wang H, La Russa M, Qi LS, CRISPR-Cas9 in genome editing and beyond. The Annual Review of Biochemistry, 2016 Aug; Vol. 85: 227-264.

5, Wang H, Brust-Mascher I and Scholey JM, The microtubule cross-linker Feo controls the midzone stability, motor composition, and elongation of the anaphase B spindle in Drosophila embryos. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2015 Apr 15; 26(8):1452-62. PMID: 25694445. Selected as the Cover paper.

6, Wang H, Brust-Mascher I and Scholey JM, Sliding filaments and mitotic spindle organization, Nature Cell Biology, 2014 Aug; 16(8):737-739. PMID: 25082196

7, Wang H, Brust-Mascher I, Civelekoglu-Scholey G and Scholey JM, Patronin mediates a switch from kinesin-13-dependent poleward flux to anaphase B spindle elongation, Journal of Cell Biology, 2013 Oct; 203(1):35-46. PMCID: PMC3798244.



School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084