portrait of Haoxing Xu

Dr. Xu received his BS from Peking University (Beijing, China) and Ph.D. from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a postdoctoral fellow (HHMI) in David Clapham’s laboratory at Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.  

Dr. Xu joined the MCDB faculty in 2007 and has won mutiple faculty awards including the Biological Sciences Scholar (2007; BSSP, University of Michigan), the Sloan Fellowship (2009; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation), the Presidential Early Career Award for Sciences and Engineers (2010; White House),  the Henry Russel Award (2012; University of Michigan), and the Faculty Recognition Award (2015; University of Michigan)









  • Molecular and Cellular Physiology 
  • Cell Biology
  • Neurobiology