Yong Cheng

Assistant Professor

Yong Cheng
B215A Anthony Hall

Phone: 517-432-4449

EDUCATION

B.S in Veterinary Medicine, Shihezi University, Shihezi, China
M.S in Animal Physiology and Biochemistry, Ruminant Digestive Physiology, Xinjiang Agricultural University, Urumqi, China
Ph.D in Animal Physiology, Reproductive Endocrinology, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Cheng has extensive interest in many reproductive biological fields including fertilization biology, stem cell biology, reproductive physiology, and animal cloning. His current research interest emphasizes the regulation of gametogenesis (oogenesis and spermatogenesis), homologous chromosome segregation, oocyte maturation, and embryonic development in mammals using molecular and system genetics approaches.