Jiawei Sun, PhD
Jiawei was born and raised in the city of Taixing, Jiangsu Province, China. He went to Tsinghua University in Beijing and spent 11 years there: undergrad, technician and PhD. He did his PhD research with Dr. Anming Meng and studied maternal control of embryogenesis in zebrafish. He joined the Rajagopal lab in early 2019 as a postdoc.
What drew you to your field?
Combination of basic biology and translational potential.
What do you do when you’re not in the lab?
Commuting. Home chilling.
Describe Rajagopal lab culture in 3 words:
Striving for greatness.