Feng Cai, Ph.D.

Feng Cai, Ph.D., received his B.Sc. in 1999 from Lanzhou University in China. He pursued his Ph.D. in glycochemistry from University of Illinois at Chicago and Wayne State University. In 2009, Dr. Cai moved to Dallas for postdoctoral research in asymmetric catalysis and medicinal chemistry at UT Southwestern in the Department of Biochemistry. He moved back to China in 2015 to resume his interests in glycochemistry and chemical biology. Dr. Cai returned to Dallas to study metabolomics at Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) with Ralph DeBerardinis, Ph.D., and joined CRI’s Metabolomics Facility. In 2023, Dr. Cai was promoted to a research assistant professor.