Xin Sun, PhD

Department of Pediatrics

Department of Biological Sciences

University of California, San Diego



Dr. Xin Sun received her Ph.D. from Yale University and postdoctoral training at UCSF. She was on the faculty in the Laboratory of Genetics at University of Wisconsin-Madison from 2002 to 2016, and joined the UCSD faculty in 2016. She is a professor in Pediatrics and Biological Sciences. Dr. Sun was the recipient of a Burroughs-Welcome career award, a March of Dimes Basil O’Conner award, and Romnes Faculty Fellowship by Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.