Yiyun Chen

PhD student

Yiyun Chen is a PhD student in Professor Jiguang Wang's group. She obtained her bachelor degree in biochemistry at HKUST, during which she was trained in several labs on cancer and developmental biology. She proceeded with her MPhil study in Professor Mingjie Zhang's lab at HKUST. Her MPhil thesis is focused on the structure and regulation of several myosin superfamily proteins. Her current research projects are (1) Identification, prioritization and functional prediction of cancer-related long noncoding RNAs; (2) Analysis of the landscape and roles of cancer immune microenvironment in cancer evolution.


Room 4573, Academic Building
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon,
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China

E-mail:ychenab (at) connect.ust.hk

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