Xiuchun (Cindy) Tian

Interim Department Head and Professor

Dr. Tian obtained her MS and PhD from Cornell University where she conducted research in early pregnancy recognition and regulation of steroidogenesis in ovarian tissues. She then received post-doctoral trainings as a recipient of a National Research Service Award from NIH in developmental genetics and molecular embryology at Cornell University and University of Connecticut.


Classes Taught

ANSC 3194/ SAAS 294 Undergraduate Seminar
ANSC 3323 Animal Embryology and Biotechnology
ANSC 3324W Scientific Writing in Embryo Biotechnology
ANSC 5621 Frontiers in Animal Embryo Biotechnology

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Research Interests

  • Understanding the process of gene reprogramming by somatic nuclear transfer
  • Nuclear/Gene Reprogramming for tissue regeneration

Hobbies/Non-Academic Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • World culture
  • Ethnic cuisines
  • Ballroom dancing
  • West coast swing
  • Salsa
  • Resistance training
  • 5k runs
  • Yin yoga
  • Cooking
  • Gardening
  • Self-help
  • True crime solving shows
Cindy Tian
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