Meet the team!


Bing Zhang

Bing Zhang

Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor

Dr. Bing Zhang received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology between 2015 and 2020, studying adult stem cells and regeneration in the mammalian skin system. He received Harvard Distinction in Teaching Award and Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship. His work was selected as one of the “10 remarkable discoveries from 2020” by Nature. Dr. Zhang is a principal investigator of Westlake University from September 2020.

Email: zhangbing@westlake.edu.cn


Xin Wang

Xin Wang

Dr. Xin Wang received his Ph.D. in Genetics from School of Life Sciences, Fudan University in 2020. Dr. Wang is a postdoctoral fellow at Westlake University from 2021. Research interest is in melanocyte stem cell and skin regeneration.

Email: wangxin26@westlake.edu.cn


Han Chen

Han Chen

Han received her M.S. in neurobiology from the Center for Neuroscience at Zhejiang University School of Medicine in 2020. Now, she is interested in the regulation of skin stem cells by nervous system. Her current work focuses on the regulation of melanocyte stem cells by sympathetic nerve in various regeneration situations.

Email: chenhan05@westlake.edu.cn


Chen Wang

Chen Wang

Chen Wang is a PhD student enrolled in 2020. She graduated with a degree in Biological Science from the School of Life Sciences, Southwest University, China. She is interested in cell-cell interaction and signaling network, especially about cell fate determination and cell behavior regulation in cancer and other pathological conditions. Her current work focuses on the interaction and regulation between nerve and skin stem cells.

Email: wangchen33@westlake.edu.cn


Xiaoling Yu

Xiaoling Yu

Xiaoling received her B.S. in Horticulture from South China Agricultural University in 2020. She is interested in learning the mechanism of cell-cell interaction through the combination of experiments and bioinformatics. She is working on processing the multi-omics sequencing results and practicing experimental skills currently.

Email: yuxiaoling@westlake.edu.cn


Yang Liu

Yang Liu

Yang graudated from China Pharmarceutical University as an undergraduate student, majored in pharmarcy. She joined Bing's lab as a phD student in 2021. She is interested in melanocyte stem cells and related diseases.

Email: liuyang81@westlake.edu.cn


Hualin Yu

Hualin Yu

Hualin received her M.S. in Pharmaceutical Science from the College of Pharmaceutical Science at Zhejiang University in 2020. She joined Bing's lab as a PhD student in 2021. She is interested in the interaction of nerve–stem cell.

Email: yuhualin@westlake.edu.cn


Yalin Zhao

Yalin Zhao

Yalin received her M.S. in Medical Genetics from Qingdao University in 2021. Her M.S. focused on exploring clinical risk factors for polycystic ovary syndrome using Mendelian randomization analysis. she is a research assistant of Zhang Lab, and will work on the mechanisms of the effects of systemic factors such as mental stress and aging on the regeneration of stem cells, tissues and organs.

Email: zhaoyalin@westlake.edu.cn


Chao Liu

Chao Liu

Chao received his M.S. in Anhui Medical University in 2017. His M.S. focused on exploring ubiquitination and neddylation system. From 2017 to 2021, Chao worked in the R&D department of Qingdao Allcare Biological Development Company. He was mainly responsible for huMSC product development and process improvement. Chao joined Zhang Lab in 2021. He is in charge of lab affairs and mouse work.

Email: liuchao@westlake.edu.cn


Peng Zhang

Peng Zhang

Peng received his B.S. in Nanchang University and joined Zhang lab in 2021. His interest focuses on the changes in the biological function of skin tissue cells under stress. He is now in charge of lab affairs and mouse work.

Email: zhangpeng@westlake.edu.cn


Jingyu Peng

Jingyu Peng

Jingyu joined Bing’s lab as a visiting student in 2021 summer. He graduated from Peking University with B.S. degree in biological science in 2021. In Bing’s lab, he is fascinated with the metabolic coupling and crosstalk between various niche cell types and hair follicle during regeneration. Also, he is curious about the effect that dietary interventions may exert on the behavior of various cell types in skin.

Email: pengjingyu@westlake.edu.cn


Luyang Li

Luyang Li

Luyang joined Bing’s lab as a visiting student in 2021 autumn. He is a senior student in the School of Life Sciences in Wuhan University. In Bing’s lab, he will finish his undergraduate project. Luyang is interested in stem cell niche, he is also curious about the benefits of combing hair.

Email: 2018302040024@whu.edu.cn


Haochuan Xu

Visiting Student

Peking University

Miaoxing Liu

Lab Manager

Mengshi Zhang

Lab Manager