Yucong Yu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Shi Laboratory


Dr. Yucong Yu earned her B.S. in biological sciences from Henan Normal University and her Ph.D. in microbiology from Fudan University. Her graduate work focused on heterologous biosynthesis of antitumor drug epothilones in bacteria. With years of practicing in scientific research, not only have her experimental skills improved, but it also made her realize the beauty of science. In 2018, she joined the laboratory of Dr. Xiaobing Shi at Van Andel Institute as a postdoctoral fellow.