Educational Background

Sun Yat-Sen University, Zhuhai, China Ph.D.

Major in Marine Biology, 2021.09 – Now


Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Master of Agriculture, Major in Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction, 2018.09 – 2021.06


Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Bachelor of Agriculture, Major in Animal Science, 2014.09 – 2018.06



  • Hu Y, Xia H, Li M, Xu C, Ye X, Su R, Zhang M, Nash O, Sonstegard TS, Yang L, Liu GE*, Zhou Y*. Comparative analyses of copy number variations between Bos taurus and Bos indicus. BMC Genomics. 2020, 21 (1): 682
  • Zhang Y†, Hu Y†, Wang X†, Jiang Q, Zhao H, Wang J, Ju Z, Yang L, Gao Y, Wei X, Bai J, Zhou Y*, Huang J*. Population structure, and selection signatures underlying high-altitude adaptation inferred from genome-wide copy number variations in Chinese indigenous cattle. Front Genet, 2020, 10: 1404
  • Zhou Y†*, Liu S†, Hu Y†, Fang L, Gao Y, Xia H, Schroeder SG, Rosen BD, Connor EE, Li CJ, Baldwin RL, Cole JB, Van TCP, Yang L, Ma L, Liu GE*. Comparative whole genome DNA methylation profiling across cattle tissues reveals global and tissue-specific methylation patterns. BMC Biol. 2020, 18(1): 85
  • Xu J†, Fu Y†, Hu Y, Yin L, Tang Z, Yin D, Zhu M, Yu M, Li X, Zhou Y*, Zhao S*, Liu X*. Whole genome variants across 57 pig breeds enable comprehensive identification of genetic signatures that underlie breed features. J Anim Sci Biotechnol. 2020, 11 (1): 115

Yan Hu

Ph.D student


Research Interest: Fish Genomics and Genetics; Evolutional Genetics; Bioinformatics