Hu is a current postdoc in Erin Tripp’s lab in EBIO. Before moving to University of Colorado Boulder, he earned his Ph.D. degree in biology at Nanchang University. Hu is particularly interested in the study of plant secondary metabolism, plant stress physiology. His past work was to elucidate the relationship between salicylic acid and secondary metabolites, Hu currently focuses on the function of circadian clock in Ruellia secondary metabolism. In his spare time, Hu likes hiking, camping, and programming!