Prof. Ting Ni was born in 1977 and he is currently a faculty at School of Life Sciences, Fudan University. He obtained his Bachelor and PhD both at School of Life Sciences, Peking University. He undertook his postdoc training on Genomics at Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy under supervision of Dr. Jun Zhu. He then moved to National Institutes of Health with his supervisor and worked as a Research Fellow. In 2012, he was offered as a Professor at Fudan University. He published about 50 papers in international journals such as Nature, Science, Nature Methods, Genome Research, Nucleic Acids Research, BMC Biology, Aging and mBio. His current interest is the posttranscriptional regulation (especially intron retention and alternative polyadenylation) of cellular senescence and aging. The fund supporting his work includes National Basic Research Program of China, National Key R&D Program of China and National Natural Science Foundation of China.