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Wenfeng An

Wenfeng An


Associate Professor/Markl Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research

Office Building

Avera Health & Science Center



Mailing Address

Avera Health & Science 253
Pharmaceutical Sciences-Box 2202C
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Postdoc - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Ph.D. - University of Michigan Medical School
M.P.H. - Peking University Health Science Center
M.B. - Peking University Health Science Center

Academic Interests/Expertise

cancer, epigenetics, genomics, germ cell, mouse model, mutation, LINE-1 retrotransposon

Awards and Honors

SDSU College of Pharmacy Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activity
SDSU College of Pharmacy Outstanding Researcher
Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
Ward J. MacNeal Distinguished Dissertation Award


NIH R03HD099412 “L1 retrotransposition during defective spermatogenesis” (PI)
NIH R15GM131263 “Developmental timing of LINE-1 retrotransposition in mouse models” (PI)
NIH R01ES028212 "The Intersection of Stress and Environmental Chemicals in Germ Cell Reprogramming" (Subaward)
NIH R21HD080143 “Investigating an Etiological Role of LINE-1 Retrotransposition in Birth Defects” (PI)
NIH R21OD017965 “Novel Transgenic Mouse Models for L1 Retrotransposons in Development and Disease” (PI)
NIH P50GM107632 “Center for Systems Biology of Retrotransposition” (Subaward)

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research
American Society of Human Genetics
American Society for Microbiology
Society for the Study of Reproduction

Area(s) of Research

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