A photo of Chiou-Fen Chuang.

Chiou-Fen Chuang, PhD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-0046


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Research Interests

Developmental mechanisms that establish stochastic left-right neuronal asymmetries.

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2007-present Head, Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Lateralization, Division of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Research Foundation; Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati
Research interest: Stochastic left-right asymmetry of the nervous system in C. elegans

Awards and Honors:
National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow, 2012
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2010-present
Whitehall Foundation Research Award, 2008-2012
CCHMC Trustee Grant Award, 2008-2010

2001-2006 Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Cornelia I. Bargmann at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, San Francisco (2001-2004) and the Rockefeller University (2004-2006)
Project: Molecular mechanisms of neuronal diversification and neural circuit development in C. elegans

1994-2000 Ph.D. research with Dr. Elliot M. Meyerowitz at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, California Institute of Technology

Ph.D. thesis: Molecular genetics of floral patterning in Arabidopsis thaliana

Education and Training

Postdoctoral Fellow: University of California, San Francisco and Rockefeller University, New York, 2001-2006.

PhD: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 1994-2000.


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National Institutes of Health R01 (2012-2017)

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Whitehall Foundation Research Award

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship to Jen Tucker