Dr. Leung received his B.Sc in Human Genetics from University College London and his M.Sc. in Human Molecular Genetics from Imperial College London. He subsequently conducted his Ph.D. research at the University of British Columbia where he began to delve into the field of epigenetics. Dr. Leung then conducted a post-doctoral fellowship at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research San Diego. He was a California Institute of Regenerative Medicine fellow and the project manager of the San Diego branch of the NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Project. He was the recipient of the 2017 Croucher Innovation Award. His laboratory’s research focuses on the interplay between epigenetic pathways in the regulation of non-coding DNA.