B.S. in Bioengineering, South China University of Technology
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Research Interests: Microbiome-host interaction, cell-cell interaction, host metabolism, signal transduction
Yufang grew up in a small town of the beautiful province of Yunnan in China. She received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University, working with Dr. Arul Jayaraman to study the role of microbiota derived metabolites in the progress of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. She stayed in Dr. Jayaraman’s lab as a postdoc to investigate the therapeutic effects of microbiota derived metabolites on NAFLD. She is interested in investigating microbiome-host interactions, especially the communication between microbiota derived metabolites and host.
Outside of the lab, Yufang likes cooking, baking, road trips, hiking, handcrafts and playing with her two kids.