Leng Han, Ph.D.
Leng Han, Ph.D.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Biography

Grant Information

Grant ID: RR150085
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Date Awarded: 
August 19, 2015
Grant Amount: 
$2,000,000

Dr. Han received his PhD degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and then continued his postdoc fellowship at Stanford University and MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Han joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2015, supported by Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Recruitment Award. Dr. Han’s lab mainly performs the computational analysis in cancer genomics, focusing on novel transcriptomic events, such as pseudogene, RNA editing, Alternative polyadenylation, snoRNA, and circadian clocks. Dr. Han’s lab also developed databases and software. Dr. Han’s lab is dedicated to translating genomics into therapeutics and diagnostics to reinforce its potential for precision medicine.