Shaoyu Ge received his Ph.D. in Neurobiology/Biophysics from the University of Science and Technology in China in 2002. After postdoctoral fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University, he joined the faculty of the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior at Stony Brook University in 2008.
Qiaojie Xiong received undergraduate degree in biological science from University of Science and Technology of China. She then attended the Johns Hopkins University, school of medicine, where she received Ph.D. in Physiology. She was a postdoctoral fellow in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory from 2008 to 2015. She joined the faculty of the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior at Stony Brook University in 2015.