Xiaofeng Xin
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Xiaofeng Xin


Xiaofeng Xin is a research scientist working in the Broad Technology Labs developing novel next-generation sequencing library preparation methodologies, which aim to reduce cost and input materials. He came to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in 2015 after completing his postdoc at MIT, where he studied type 2 diabetes using a systems biology approach.

Xin received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto; during the course of his doctoral studies, he worked as a visiting scientist in the Vidal Lab at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

He has extensive research experience in genomics, functional genomics, systems biology, synthetic biology, molecular biology, yeast genetics, biochemistry, and bioinformatics.

Biochemistry Biotechnology Diabetes & Endocrinology Genetics Genomics Molecular Biology Synthetic Biology

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Research Scientist

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
December 2015
MIT-Broad Foundry
MIT-Broad Foundry is a genetic design institute that enables the forward engineering of sophisticated massively multi-part genetic systems. I am currently working on technology development for genomics and synthetic biology.

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