Dr Yanfei (Jacob) Qi, Head of Laboratory
Phone: +612 8627 6045
Dr Yanfei (Jacob) Qi trained in lipid metabolism and signalling in his PhD at Centenary Institute, the University of Sydney and then following Postdoctoral research at the University of NSW. Dr Qi’s current research is focused on the lipid metabolic causes of chronic human diseases, including diabetes, fatty liver, cancer and atherosclerosis and he is the recipient of an NHMRC Project Grant, NSW Health Cardiovascular Research Grant and Centenary Institute Future Leader Fellowship.
Dr Long Hoa Chung
Dr Chung is a postdoctoral Research Officer interested in studying the role of mitochondrial biology in chronic human diseases. After completing his PhD at the University of NSW, Dr Chung started his research career in Professor David James’ laboratory at the University of Sydney. He joined the Lipid Cell Biology Laboratory in 2019 and is now investigating mitophagy in the context of liver injury and cancer.