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Pengfei Yuan Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Pengfei Yuan has more than ten years of experience in gene editing technology development and application transformation. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at EdiGene.


Dr. Yuan is part of the earliest group of Chinese scholars exposed to genome editing technologies. He has made many valuable contributions to improve and develop genome editing technologies. His research results have been published in Nature, Cell, Nature Biotechnology and other top science publications. Dr. Yuan was also the former executive director of many key projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. His personal honors include being selected as Beijing Science and Technology New Star, Zhongguancun Young Eagle Talent, and winning the first prize of Beijing Youth Excellent Science and Technology Paper.


Dr. Yuan holds a double bachelor's degree and doctorate degree from Peking University. During his PhD and postdoctoral studies, he studied under Professor Wei Wensheng, a well-known expert in the gene editing field. He also has the title of Associate Researcher in the Beijing Natural Science Research Series.