Ph.D Student, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011
Education and Training
2011.09-present: Ph.D. Student, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Graduate student, in Cell Biology, College of life sciences,
2004.8-2008.7: Undergraduate student, in Bio-Science, College of Life
Sciences, Ludong University, Shandong Province, China.
in June of 2008.
2008.9-2011.07. Molecular mechanism of spermatogenesis, at the Sperm
Laboratory at Zhejiang University
(PI: Dr. Wan-Xi Yang)
2008. 2-2008.6 The localization of several neuropeptides by
technology in the nervous system of
Cellana toreuma, at Dr. Xiao-An Wang's
lab, in College of life sciences,
Ludong University, Shandong Province, China.
1. Sun, X, He Y., Hou L., and Yang W.-X. (2010). Myosin Va participates in
acrosomal formation and nuclear morphogenesis during spermatogenesis of Chinese
mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12738.
2. SUN X, Kovacs T, Yang W.-X. (2010) The role of actin and myosin during
spermatogenesis. Molecular Biology Reports, DOI:
3. Sun X., Yang W.-X. (2010) Mitochondria: transportation, distribution and
function during spermiogenesis. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology,
4. Ying, X.-P* , Sun X*, Wu H.-X., Dahms H-U, Chullasorn S, Zhang, Y.-P., Huang,
Y.-J., and Yang W.-X.. The fine structure of coelomocytes in the sipunculid
Phascolosoma esculenta. Micron, 2010, 41:71每78.
doi:10.1016/j.micron.2009.08.006 (*co-first authors)
Prizes and Honors:
Zi-Yuan HUANG Scholarship 2009-2010
First-class Award of Honor for Graduate 2009-2010
Graduate of Merit/Triple A graduate 2009-2010
Kwang-Hua Scholarship 2008-2009
First-class Award of Honor for Graduate 2008-2009
Graduate of Merit/Triple A graduate 2008-2009
Conferences and Symposium presentation:
June 20-25, 2010 The Seventh International
Crustacean Congress, Qingdao, China.
Presentation: ※Myosin Va participates in the acrosomal formation and nuclear
morphogenesis during spermatogenesis of Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir
April 16-18, 2010 Writing Workshop organized by
Zhejiang Zoological Society.
Oct. 31, 2009 ※ The molecular mechanism of
Myosin Va during spermiogenesis §, presented at the 11th Symposium on
Zoology of Zhejiang Zoological Society, China.
Journal club and
group meeting records:
Oct. 15, 2010 Data Report "Molecular cloning
and characterization of Myosin Va gene from the testis of Chinese mitten crab
Sep. 17, 2010 Seminar "Mitochondria:
transportation, distribution and function during spermiogenesis".
June 15, 2010 Data report ※Myosin Va
participates in acrosomal formation and nuclear morphogenesis during
spermatogenesis of Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis§.
May 30, 2010 Seminar ※Myosins and kinesins involved
Dec. 25, 2009 Journal presentation ※PICK1
deficiency causes male infertility in mice by disrupting acrosome
formation.§ J. Clin. Invest. 2009,119:802每812.
Oct. 23, 2009 Journal presentation ※Myosin Va
Phosphorylated on Ser1650 Is Found in Nuclear Speckles and
Redistributes to Nucleoli Upon Inhibition of Transcription.§ Cell
Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 2008,65: 441每456.
June 5, 2009 Journal presentation ※The class V
myosin motor, myosin 5c, localizes to mature secretory vesicles and facilitates
exocytosis in lacrimal acini.§ Am J Physiol Cell Physiol, 2008, 295:
May 8, 2009 Data Report ※Amplification of MyosinVa
cDNA fragment by Degenerate PCR in Chinese mitten crab§
Apr. 3, 2009 Journal presentation ※Oct4-Induced
Pluripotency in Adult Neural Stem Cells.§ Cell 2009,136:411每419.
Dec. 19, 2008 Journal report ※Mitosis: New Roles
for Myosin-X and Actin at the Spindle. § Current Biology 2008,18 :
Xiao Sun, Ph.D.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong.