1999: Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
1989: M.Sc., Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
1986: B.S, Department of Biology, Wuhan University, China.
2005.5-present: Principal investigator, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Wuhan, China .
1989.7-1994.8: Assistant Professor, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China .
2003.5-2005.4: Postdoctoral research fellow at Molecular Cardiology Research Center, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. USA
2002.9-2003.5: Research associate at Department of Cancer Biology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH. USA
2000.3-2002.8: Research associate at Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. USA
1999.7-2000.2 Post-doctoral fellow at Medical research center, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN, USA.