Qin Sun

PhD
Sr. Division Director, Biochemical Genetics 

Dr. Qin Sun serves as the Senior Division Director of Biochemical Genetics at Baylor Genetics. In addition to his role at BG, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics as well as the Director of the Analyte Center at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).

Dr. Sun graduated with his bachelor’s in microbiology from Shandong University in China. He continued his education at The University of Texas at Houston and graduated with his PhD in microbiology and molecular genetics. After graduation, he attended BCM as a fellow in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. Furthermore, he is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in for Clinical Biochemical Genetics.

Position

Associate Professor
Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Sr. Division Director
Biochemical Genetics
Baylor Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

Education

Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Molecular and Human Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

PhD from University of Texas at Houston
Houston, TX, United States

Certifications

Clinical Biochemical Genetics
American Board of Medical Genetics

Publications
Metabolomic Profiling of Human Urine as a Screen for Multiple Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Kennedy AD, Miller MJ, Beebe K, Wulff JE, Evans AM, Miller LA, Sutton VR, Sun Q, Elsea SH. Metabolomic Profiling of Human Urine as a Screen for Multiple Inborn Errors of Metabolism. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2016 Sep;20(9):485-95. PMID: 27448163

Reprogramming metabolic pathways in vivo with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing to treat hereditary tyrosinaemia

Pankowicz FP, Barzi M, Legras X, Hubert L, Mi T, Tomolonis JA, Ravishankar M, Sun Q, Yang D, Borowiak M, Sumazin P, Elsea SH, Bissig-Choisat B, Bissig KD. Reprogramming metabolic pathways in vivo with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing to treat hereditary tyrosinaemia. Nat Commun. 2016 Aug 30;7:12642. PMID: 27572891

Diagnosis of adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency by metabolomic profiling in plasma reveals a phenotypic spectrum

Donti TR, Cappuccio G, Hubert L, Neira J, Atwal PS, Miller MJ, Cardon AL, Sutton VR, Porter BE, Baumer FM, Wangler MF, Sun Q, Emrick LT, Elsea SH. Diagnosis of adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency by metabolomic profiling in plasma reveals a phenotypic spectrum. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2016 Jul 27;8:61-6. PMID: 27504266

Elevations of C14:1 and C14:2 Plasma Acylcarnitines in Fasted Children: A Diagnostic Dilemma

Burrage LC, Miller MJ, Wong LJ, Kennedy AD, Sutton VR, Sun Q, Elsea SH, Graham BH. Elevations of C14:1 and C14:2 Plasma Acylcarnitines in Fasted Children: A Diagnostic Dilemma. J Pediatr. 2016 Feb;169:208-13.e2. PMID: 26602010

Human recombinant arginase enzyme reduces plasma arginine in mouse models of arginase deficiency

Burrage LC, Sun Q, Elsea SH, Jiang MM, Nagamani SC, Frankel AE, Stone E, Alters SE, Johnson DE, Rowlinson SW, Georgiou G; Members of Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium, Lee BH. Human recombinant arginase enzyme reduces plasma arginine in mouse models of arginase deficiency. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Nov 15;24(22):6417-27. PMID: 26358771

Untargeted metabolomic analysis for the clinical screening of inborn errors of metabolism

Miller MJ, Kennedy AD, Eckhart AD, Burrage LC, Wulff JE, Miller LA, Milburn MV, Ryals JA, Beaudet AL, Sun Q, Sutton VR, Elsea SH. Untargeted metabolomic analysis for the clinical screening of inborn errors of metabolism. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2015 Nov;38(6):1029-39. PMID: 25875217

Diversion of aspartate in ASS1-deficient tumours fosters de novo pyrimidine synthesis

Rabinovich S, Adler L, Yizhak K, Sarver A, Silberman A, Agron S, Stettner N, Sun Q, Brandis A, Helbling D, Korman S, Itzkovitz S, Dimmock D, Ulitsky I, Nagamani SC, Ruppin E, Erez A. 2015. Diversion of aspartate in ASS1-deficient tumours fosters de novo pyrimidine synthesis. Nature. 2015. 527(7578):379-83. PMID: 26560030

Qin Sun

PhD
Sr. Division Director, Biochemical Genetics 

Dr. Qin Sun serves as the Senior Division Director of Biochemical Genetics at Baylor Genetics. In addition to his role at BG, he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics as well as the Director of the Analyte Center at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM).

Dr. Sun graduated with his bachelor’s in microbiology from Shandong University in China. He continued his education at The University of Texas at Houston and graduated with his PhD in microbiology and molecular genetics. After graduation, he attended BCM as a fellow in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. Furthermore, he is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in for Clinical Biochemical Genetics.

Position

Associate Professor
Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Sr. Division Director
Biochemical Genetics
Baylor Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

Education

Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine
Molecular and Human Genetics
Houston, TX, United States

PhD from University of Texas at Houston
Houston, TX, United States

Certifications

Clinical Biochemical Genetics
American Board of Medical Genetics

Publications
Metabolomic Profiling of Human Urine as a Screen for Multiple Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Kennedy AD, Miller MJ, Beebe K, Wulff JE, Evans AM, Miller LA, Sutton VR, Sun Q, Elsea SH. Metabolomic Profiling of Human Urine as a Screen for Multiple Inborn Errors of Metabolism. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2016 Sep;20(9):485-95. PMID: 27448163

Reprogramming metabolic pathways in vivo with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing to treat hereditary tyrosinaemia

Pankowicz FP, Barzi M, Legras X, Hubert L, Mi T, Tomolonis JA, Ravishankar M, Sun Q, Yang D, Borowiak M, Sumazin P, Elsea SH, Bissig-Choisat B, Bissig KD. Reprogramming metabolic pathways in vivo with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing to treat hereditary tyrosinaemia. Nat Commun. 2016 Aug 30;7:12642. PMID: 27572891

Diagnosis of adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency by metabolomic profiling in plasma reveals a phenotypic spectrum

Donti TR, Cappuccio G, Hubert L, Neira J, Atwal PS, Miller MJ, Cardon AL, Sutton VR, Porter BE, Baumer FM, Wangler MF, Sun Q, Emrick LT, Elsea SH. Diagnosis of adenylosuccinate lyase deficiency by metabolomic profiling in plasma reveals a phenotypic spectrum. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2016 Jul 27;8:61-6. PMID: 27504266

Elevations of C14:1 and C14:2 Plasma Acylcarnitines in Fasted Children: A Diagnostic Dilemma

Burrage LC, Miller MJ, Wong LJ, Kennedy AD, Sutton VR, Sun Q, Elsea SH, Graham BH. Elevations of C14:1 and C14:2 Plasma Acylcarnitines in Fasted Children: A Diagnostic Dilemma. J Pediatr. 2016 Feb;169:208-13.e2. PMID: 26602010

Human recombinant arginase enzyme reduces plasma arginine in mouse models of arginase deficiency

Burrage LC, Sun Q, Elsea SH, Jiang MM, Nagamani SC, Frankel AE, Stone E, Alters SE, Johnson DE, Rowlinson SW, Georgiou G; Members of Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium, Lee BH. Human recombinant arginase enzyme reduces plasma arginine in mouse models of arginase deficiency. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Nov 15;24(22):6417-27. PMID: 26358771

Untargeted metabolomic analysis for the clinical screening of inborn errors of metabolism

Miller MJ, Kennedy AD, Eckhart AD, Burrage LC, Wulff JE, Miller LA, Milburn MV, Ryals JA, Beaudet AL, Sun Q, Sutton VR, Elsea SH. Untargeted metabolomic analysis for the clinical screening of inborn errors of metabolism. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2015 Nov;38(6):1029-39. PMID: 25875217

Diversion of aspartate in ASS1-deficient tumours fosters de novo pyrimidine synthesis

Rabinovich S, Adler L, Yizhak K, Sarver A, Silberman A, Agron S, Stettner N, Sun Q, Brandis A, Helbling D, Korman S, Itzkovitz S, Dimmock D, Ulitsky I, Nagamani SC, Ruppin E, Erez A. 2015. Diversion of aspartate in ASS1-deficient tumours fosters de novo pyrimidine synthesis. Nature. 2015. 527(7578):379-83. PMID: 26560030

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