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Executive Director
Current Officers
Wai-Yee Chan, Ph.D. (2015-2020)
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Director of School ​of Biomedical Sciences
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Peng Jin, Ph.D. (2015 - 2017)
Professor of Human Genetics
Emory University​ School of Medicine

​Dr. Peng Jin received his doctorate degree in Molecular and Developmental Biology from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital/University of Cincinnati, and postdoctoral training at Emory University. At Emory, Dr. Jin is interested in the roles of noncoding RNAs and epigenetic modulation in neural development and brain disorders. Dr. Jin is the recipient of Beckman Young Investigator Award, Basil O'Connor Scholar Research Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience, and NARSAD Independent Investigator Award. His research philosophy combines various disciplines (biochemistry, genetics, chemistry, human genetics/genomics, and bioinformatics) to understand the functions and mechanisms of epigenetics and noncoding RNAs in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders.
Past President
Peining Li, Ph.D, FACMG (2017-2019)
Director, Cytogenetics and Genomics Laboratory
Associate Professor of Genetics
Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Li earned his PhD from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and received postdoctoral trainings in UAB and Yale Boyer Center of Molecular Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (DABMGG) with certifications in clinical molecular genetics and cytogenetics, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (FACMG), and a life-time member of the Association of Chinese Geneticists in America (ACGA). Dr. Li’s research focuses on mapping critical regions and identifying candidate disease-causing genes from cytogenomic abnormalities of patients with developmental delay and intellectual disability. Dr. Li’s laboratory provides diagnostic chromosome testing and microarray analysis for prenatal, pediatric and cancer patients, and serves as a teaching unit for medical students, residents and genetics fellows.
Jun Shen, Ph.D., FACMG (2015 - 2021)
Assistant Director, Laboratory for Molecular Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Anne Chun-Hui Tsai, M.D., MSc, FAAP, FACMG (2015 - 2021)
Director, Medical Genetics Residency Program
​Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Board of Directors
Liming Bao, MD, FACMG
​(2014 - 2020)
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Yiran Guo, PhD
(2017 - 2020)
Research Scientist / Project Leader
​Children's Hospital in Philadelphia
Taosheng Huang, MD, PhD, FACMG
(2016 - 2023)
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Jason Jin, PhD
​(2016 - 2019)
Co-Founder and CEO
Cloud Health Genomics, Inc.
Peng Jin, PhD
​(2011 - 2019)
Emory University School of Medicine
Peining Li, PhD, FACMG
(2016 - 2021)
Associate Professor
Yale Unviersity School of Medicine
Yiping Shen, PhD, FACMG
(2017 - 2020)
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Harvard Medical  School
Jun Shen, PhD, FACMG
(2014 - 2021)
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Anne Tsai, MD, FACMG
​(2012 - 2021)
University of Colorado School of Medicine
President Elect
Taosheng Huang, M.D., Ph.D., FACMG (2019 - 2021)
Professor of Pediatrics

​Dr. Taosheng Huang is a physician-scientist with substantial experience in translational research, particularly in mitochondrial medicine. He did his pediatrics residency at Georgetown University Hospital and completed his clinical genetics and clinical molecular genetics fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Huang is board-certified in pediatrics, clinical genetics and clinical molecular genetics. The primary interest of his research is in the genetic basis of mitochondrial diseases. Dr. Huang has published over 100 articles on a variety of topics that range from genetic syndromes to molecular mechanisms. He currently directs the program of mitochondrial medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Huang is a life-time member of ACGA and has served on the ACGA Board since 2016.