Project: Cellular and structural studies on human BRCA2.
Scientific interests: Homologous recombination, DNA repair, and cancer research.
2000-2004: Zhejiang University B.S. Veterinary medicine
2004-2010: Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2010-2011: Volunteer in Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Heyer lab, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Davis
2012-2013: Postdoc fellow in Dr. Wolf-Dietrich Heyer lab, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Davis
2013-2015: Postdoc fellow in Dr. Sheila David lab, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
- Wei He, Xiaoyan Ma, Xiao Yang, Yun Zhao, Junkang Qiu, Haiying Hang. A role for the arginine methylation of Rad9 in checkpoint control and cellular sensitivity to DNA damage. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jun;39(11):4719-27.
- Ye Zhao, Xiaoyan Ma, Jun Wang, Shaopeng Chen, Hang Yuan, An Xu, Haiying Hang, Lijun Wu. The role of p21Waf1/CIP1 and Hus1 in generation and transmission of damage signals stimulated by low-dose Alpha-particle irradiation. Radiat Res. 2015 Dec; 184(6): 578-85.
- Alan G. Raetz, Xiaoyan Ma, Paige L. McKibbin, Anisha Rajavel, Sheila S. David. Evidence that MUTYH-mediated cytotoxicity to the alkylating agent N-methyl-N-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine (MNNG) is independent of oxidative DNA damage and involves AP site interactions (in preparation)