Huan studied Applied Chemistry in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (in Wuhan) from 2009 to 2013. After obtaining her bachelor degree, she went to Tsinghua University to pursue her master degree under the guidance of Professor Lei Liu of Department of Chemistry. There her interest was protein chemical synthesis as well as autophagy mechanism research. She investigated the mechanism how acetylated ATG3 (Autophagy-related protein 3) enhances autophagy level, another work was about the total chemical synthesis of Mambalgins, a snake toxin which targets at the ASICs. As a CSC-FUB scholarship holder, Huan started her study in AG Freund group in 2016. Now her research focus is to identify cancer-associated neo-epitopes and eventually design cancer vaccines.