Ni Lab Members

The Ni lab welcomes people of any race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, caregiver and family commitments, political affiliation, sexual orientation, and eligible age or disability status.

Tao Ni, Ph.D.
Tao Ni, Ph.D.
he/him/his
Principal Investigator
taoni@hku.hk
0000-0001-7268-0306
Scholar Citations
@NiLab_HKUMed

Tao is an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at HKU from 2022. Prior to joining to HKU, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford and visitor scientist at eBIC working on HIV capsid and carboxysomes using cryoEM and cryoET subtomogram averaging. He completed his Bachelor in Biological Sciences degree in Nankai University (2008-2012) and PhD in structural biology in the University of Oxford (2012-2016).


Yixin Huang, Ph.D.
Yixin Huang, Ph.D.
PhD Candidate
yixhuang@connect.hku.hk

Tao is an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at HKU from 2022. Prior to joining to HKU, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford and visitor scientist at eBIC working on HIV capsid and carboxysomes using cryoEM and cryoET subtomogram averaging. He completed his Bachelor in Biological Sciences degree in Nankai University (2008-2012) and PhD in structural biology in the University of Oxford (2012-2016).


Xiulian Yu, Ph.D.
Xiulian Yu, Ph.D.


Xiulian had her master degree in Nankai University and completed her PhD in developmental biology in European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in 2016. She subsequently worked on pore-forming proteins in human and malaria parasite using cryoEM and cryoET in the University of Oxford (2017-2022).


Yu Zhang, Ph.D.
Yu Zhang, Ph.D.
PhD Candidate
elazhang@connect.hku.hk

Tao is an Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences at HKU from 2022. Prior to joining to HKU, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford and visitor scientist at eBIC working on HIV capsid and carboxysomes using cryoEM and cryoET subtomogram averaging. He completed his Bachelor in Biological Sciences degree in Nankai University (2008-2012) and PhD in structural biology in the University of Oxford (2012-2016).