Department of Biology,
City University, USA
Dr. Shen is a Professor of Biology at College of Staten Island and a Professor of Biochemistry/Biology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He has more than 20 years of research experience and expertise in biochemistry, biotechnology, and molecular biology. Dr. Shen has received several research grants funded by NATO, NSF and NIH. Previously, Dr. Shen was a visiting scientist at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Shen holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Edinburgh, UK. He has authored more than 30 manuscripts and co-edited ?Histones: Class, Structure and Function.
His current research focuses on the mechanism of gene expression with the emphasis on the influence of epigenetic factors