Welcome to the Xie Laboratory

Part of UF’s Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and UF Health Cancer Center.

our focus

microRNA biology

MicroRNAs are ~22 nucleotide ubiquitous gene regulators that modulate essential cellular processes at the post-transcriptional level. Our research focuses on understanding the mechanism by which microRNA levels are maintained in cells.


home of the UF Health Cancer Center and UF Genetics Institute.

the CGRC building

The Xie Lab is located in UF's Cancer and Genetics Research Complex (CGRC), one of UF's many state-of-the-art research facilities. The CGRC provides a rich collaborative environment for the University of Florida's cancer and genetics researchers every day.

CGRC building