Department of Medical Biophysics

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre

University of Toronto

YOSIA——Housheng Hansen HE

Dr. He received his B.S. degree in physics from Beijing Normal University in the year of 2003, and then transitioned to the genomics and noncoding RNA fields for his PhD training in the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his postdoctoral training in cancer genomics and epigenomics at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. After completing his postdoctoral training in 2011, Dr. He worked as an instructor at Harvard Medical School and was recruited as a scientist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in 2013. He was promoted to senior scientist and associate professor in 2018. 

The He laboratory applies a variety of genomic, epigenomic experimental and computational approaches to elucidate the functional role of epigenetic regulation in Cancer. Dr. He has authored over 60 publications at high profile journals including Nature, Nature Genetics and Cell.