ProfessorChinese Academy of Sciences
Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health
South China Institute of Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine
190 Kai Yuan Avenue, Science Park
510530 , China
The main focus of the Chen laboratory is to understand molecular mechanisms of pancreas development, which is critical for rational approaches to generate functional pancreatic beta cells. We use frog and mouse embryos to investigate the early process from endoderm patterning to the formation of the pancreatic buds.