Lab Members

Bowen Gao

Research Associate II Email: bowen.gao@cshs.org

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Gao graduated from Shenyang Normal University of China with a degree in Biology and an MBA. She is a research associate in the Cui Laboratory within the Women's Cancer Program.

Bingchen Han

Bingchen Han, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow Email: bingchen.han@cshs.org

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Han earned his PhD in cancer biology from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China.

Jeffrey Johnson, MD

Surgical Resident Email: jeffrey.johnson@cshs.org

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Jeffrey Johnson is a resident in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is working under the mentorship of Xiaojiang Cui, PhD, and Armando Giuliano, MD, FACS, FRCSEd.

Ying Qu, MD, PhD

Postdoctoral Scientist Email: ying.qu@cshs.org

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Qu attended medical school at Shanghai JiaoTong University in China. She finished her PhD program at Shanghai JiaoTong University medical school. She was trained at John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica on breast cancer translational research. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Gynecologic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai/UCLA Medical Centers. At present, she is working in the Women's Cancer Program laboratory at the Samuel Oschin Cancer Center under the direction of Xiaojiang Cui, PhD, investigating the role of TXNL2 in regulating breast cancer malignancy and stem cell property.

Yi Yu, PhD

Postdoctoral Scientist Email: yi.yu@cshs.org

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Yu received her PhD degree from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She is currently a postdoctoral scientist in Cui Laboratory. Her research interests focus on generating the stem-like cells using human mammary gland derived epithelial cells. She is also studying the cross talk between FOXC1 and other molecules in breast cancer cells.

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