Professor Yue Wan

Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore

Yue Wan is the Deputy Executive Director of the Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR. She received her B.Sc in Cell Biology and Biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego. She obtained her Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from Stanford University, USA, under the mentorship of Howard Y. Chang.  During her Ph.D., she developed the first high-throughput method for probing RNA structures genome-wide.  Yue is a recipient of the NSS-PhD scholarship from Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore.  She was a Society in Science- Branco Weiss Fellow, EMBO Young Investigator, and CIFAR-Azrieli Global Scholar. Yue is also a recipient of the Young Scientist Award and L’Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science, Singapore National Fellowship. Recently, Yue is also a participant of the international Welcome Leap RNA Readiness and Response program. Yue is interested in studying functional RNA structures and developing new versions of RNA as vaccines and therapeutics.

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