Dr. Sun studied Animal Nutrition and Feed Science at the Jilin Agricultural University, Changchun and graduated as MS in 2005. She then joined the research group of Prof. Defa Li at the Ministry of Agriculture Feed Industry Center (MAFIC), China Agricultural University. She received her PhD degree in 2008 at the same institution. She worked at the Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Beijing, China. She obtained the position of a Professor at the CAAS. She has published more than 30 research articles in SCI(E) journals.