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Laboratory of Development and Organogenesis (LDO) is located in the historical city Hangzhou. Hangzhou is located on the east coast of China and to the south of the Yangtze River Delta, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) away from Shanghai. Hangzhou is known as 'Heaven on Earth' with its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, for more details, please look at here.

 

Our lab is affiliated with the Medical School of Zhejiang University, Institution of Genetics. Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with national and international impact, especially for its life science.

 

Our research interests are to understand the molecular natures of the territorial specification signals that define regions of an embryo and identities of the organs in vivo, and application of these territorial signals, spatially and temporally, to build functional organs from embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and/or induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in vitro for regenerative medicine and human organ replacement.

We sincerely welcome post-docs, grad students and undergrads to join us, please send your email to pengfei_xu@zju.edu.cn.