Diana Chu

Diana Chu

( She/Her/Hers )
Phone: (415) 405-3487
Email: chud@sfsu.edu
Location: Office Hensill Hall 764; Lab Hensill Hall 738, 739, 757

Field: cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics

At SF State Since: 2004

  • B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Californa at Berkeley
  • Ph.D in Molecular Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Post-doctoral Research in Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of California at Berkeley


Dr. Chu's research is focused on understanding mechanisms that package DNA during sperm formation that contribute to fertility. The Chu Lab uses the model organism C. elegans, which allows us to use approaches in biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics.