In 2008, Dr. Sun received her Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry and chemical engineering from Nanjing University in China. She then received her Ph.D. degree in 2012 from the Department of Chemistry at Brown University under the supervision of Prof. Shouheng Sun. Her Ph.D. study focused on the synthesis and applications of nanomaterials. In the same year, Dr. Sun joined the Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine (LOMIN), NIBIB. Her current research is focused on the design and synthesis of nanomaterials-based theranostic systems for various diseases.