Runxia Wen was born in Yantai, China. She obtained her B.Sc. (Hons) in biology from Sichuan University (Chengdu, China) in 2012. After graduation, she moved to Canada and received her Ph.D. degree in cell and developmental biology from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) in 2018. Her Ph.D. thesis focused on the role of autophagy, a lysosomal degradation pathway, in retinal degeneration. She joined the Goldberg Lab at Stanford University in 2019. As a postdoc scholar in the Department of Ophthalmology, she is currently studying optic neuropathies with a focus on optic nerve regeneration.
Honors & Awards
Graduate Student Travel Award, University of British Columbia (2017)
College for Interdisciplinary Studies Graduate Award, University of British Columbia (2012)
Marguerite Adamson Award, Marguerite Adamson Estate (2012)
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Cell and Developmental Biology (2018)
B.Sc. (Hons), Sichuan University, Biology (2012)
Jeffrey Goldberg, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor