Hwai-Jong Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
- Director of Electron Microscopy
Dr. Cheng's clinical interests are in neuropathology.
Dr. Cheng's research interests involve Developmental neurobiology – Axon guidance, Axon pruning and diseases and Mouse genetics and Caenorhabditis elegans genetics.
M.D., National Taiwan University, Taipai City, Taiwan, 1989
Ph.D., Cell and Developmental Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge MA 1995
Pathology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 1989-1991
Society for Neuroscience
Honors and Awards
UC Davis Academic Advising Award, 2015
Faculty Service Award, Neuroscience Graduate Group, UC Davis, 2012
Klingenstein Fellowship Award, 2004
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2004
Whitehall Foundation Award, 2003
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician Postdoctoral Fellow, 1997
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