Medical Student, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (1982-1989)
Clinical Resident, Pathology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (1989-1991, 1996-1997)
Graduate Student, Dr. John G. Flanagan, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard
Medical School, Harvard University (1991-1995)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
Department of Anatomy, University of California at San Francisco, and
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University (1997-2002)
Assistant Professor(2002-2008);Associate Professor(2008-2011); Professor(2011-2020) Center for Neuroscience, Department of Neurobiology,
Physiology and Behavior, College of Biological Sciences, and Department of
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine,
University of California, Davis
Advisory Research Committee (ARC), Department of Pathology and Laboratory
Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis (2004-2012)
Director, Diagnostic and Research Electron Microscopy Laboratory, Department
of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, University of
California, Davis (2010-2013)
Research Scholar, Graduate Institute of Brain and Mind Sciences, College of
Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (Sabbatical leave) (2012-2013)
Faculty Executive Committee member, College of Biological Science, UC Davis (2015-2017)
Visiting Professor, Brain Research Center and Institute of Neuroscience, National
Yang-Ming University, Taiwan (Sabbatical leave) (2019)
Committee on Courses of Instruction member, Academic Senate, UC Davis (2014-2016,2017-2019)
Executive Committee, NIH T32 Training Grant Program in Molecular and Cellular
Biology (MCB), College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis (2008-2012,2018-2020)
Executive Committee member, Neuroscience Graduate Group, UC Davis (2014-2020)
Chair, Neuroscience Graduate Group, UC Davis (2018-2020)
Honors and Awards
NACADA Region 9 Excellence in Advising Award (2016)
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 Grant Award (2003)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician Postdoctoral Fellowship(1997-2002)
Pharmacia Biotech & Science Prize for Young Scientists in Molecular Biology,
Regional winner from North America (1996)
Murray, K.D., Liu, X.-B., King, A.N., Luu, J. and Cheng, H.-J.. Age-related changes in synaptic plasticity associated with mossy fiber terminal integration during adult neurogenesis. eNeuro 7(3):ENEURO.0030-20 (2020).
Chen, S.-Y., Ho, C.-T., Liu, W.-W., Lucanic, M., Shih, H.-M., Huang, P.-H. and Cheng, H.-J.. Regulation of axon repulsion by MAX-1 SUMOylation and AP-3. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 115: E8236-E8245 (2018).
Davis, Z.W., Chapman, B., and Cheng, H.-J.. Increasing spontaneous retinal activity before eye opening accelerates the development of geniculate receptive fields. J. Neurosci. 35:14612-14623 (2015).
Failor, S., Chapman, B., and Cheng, H.-J.. Retinal waves regulate afferent terminal targeting in the early visual pathway. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112: E2957-E2966 (2015).
Liu, W.-W., Chen, S.-Y., Cheng, C.-H., Cheng, H.-J. and Huang, P.-H.. Blm-s, a BH3-only protein enriched in postmitotic immature neurons, is transcriptionally upregulated by p53 during DNA damage. Cell Reports 9: 166-179 (2014).