Hieu D. Hoang  hieu@wustl.edu

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  • AA, Evergreen Valley College 2006
  • BS, Summa Cum Laude, San Jose State University2009
  • PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham2015


  • Postdoctoral fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2015 - 2017
  • Post-doctoral scientist , Columbia University in New York City2017 - 2020

Honors and Awards

  • First place in oral presentation at the Cell Developmental and Integrative Biology Departmental Retreat, University of Alabama at Birmingham2015 - 2015

Recent Publications view all (11)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Functional analysis of a novel de novo variant in PPP5C associated with microcephaly, seizures, and developmental delay. Mol Genet Metab. 2022;136(1):65-73. PMID:35361529 
  2. The type II integral ER membrane protein VAP-B homolog in C. elegans is cleaved to release the N-terminal MSP domain to signal non-cell-autonomously. Dev Biol. 2021;470:10-20. PMCID:PMC7856274  PMID:33160939 
  3. The secreted MSP domain of C. elegans VAPB homolog VPR-1 patterns the adult striated muscle mitochondrial reticulum via SMN-1. Development. 2017;144(12):2175-2186. PMCID:PMC5482996  PMID:28634272 
  4. The C. elegans VAPB homolog VPR-1 is a permissive signal for gonad development. Development. 2017;144(12):2187-2199. PMCID:PMC5482997  PMID:28634273 
  5. Chemosensory and hyperoxia circuits in C. elegans males influence sperm navigational capacity. PLoS Biol. 2017;15(6):e2002047. PMCID:PMC5490939  PMID:28662030 
  6. Sperm Navigation Mechanisms in the Female Reproductive Tract. Results Probl Cell Differ. 2017;59:241-267. PMID:28247052 
  7. Comparative Lipidomics of Caenorhabditis elegans Metabolic Disease Models by SWATH Non-Targeted Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Metabolites. 2015;5(4):677-96. PMCID:PMC4693190  PMID:26569325 
  8. Neurosensory perception of environmental cues modulates sperm motility critical for fertilization. Science. 2014;344(6185):754-7. PMCID:PMC4094289  PMID:24833393 
  9. Prostaglandin extraction and analysis in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Vis Exp. 2013;(76). PMCID:PMC3728984  PMID:23851568 
  10. A heterogeneous mixture of F-series prostaglandins promotes sperm guidance in the Caenorhabditis elegans reproductive tract. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(1):e1003271. PMCID:PMC3561059  PMID:23382703 
  11. Insulin/FOXO signaling regulates ovarian prostaglandins critical for reproduction. Dev Cell. 2010;19(6):858-71. PMCID:PMC3026445  PMID:21145501 
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