LAB TEAM

DR. JING YANG

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Professor

Department of Comparative Biosciences

Research Topics

Germline Development, Embryonic Patterning, Primordial Germ Cells, Maternal Control, Oocyte-to-Embryo Transition, Signal Transduction

Education

BSc, Biochemistry, University of Sichuan, Sichuan, China
Ph.D, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Biography

Department of Biology, University of Sichuan, Sichuan, China (1988-1992)
Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1992-1998)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Shanghai Institute of Cell Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (1998-2000)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, HHMI, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine (2000-2004)
Assistant Professor, Center for Molecular and Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Ohio State University College of Medicine (2004-2011)
Associate Professor, Center for Molecular and Human Genetics, Department of Pediatrics and the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, the Ohio State University College of Medicine (2011)
Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011)
Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017)

HYOJEONG HWANG

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: hh8@illinois.edu

Anamaria Cruz

DIVYANSHI

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Email: divyans2@illinois.edu

JESSIE CHEN

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: sijie3@illinois.edu

MENG MA

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: mengm2@illinois.edu

JASON FAN

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: hcfan2@illinois.edu

ELIZABETH A BORWICK

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: borwick3@illinois.edu

EMAN M ZWAWI

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: ezwawi@illinois.edu

Chris Oh

JIA FU

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: jiafu2@illinois.edu

BRYAN M WORBY

GRADUATE STUDENT

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: worby2@illinois.edu

Jeremy Rayl

DR. MEINING LI

VISITING SCHOLAR

Department of Comparative Biosciences
Email: meining@illinois.edu 

ALEXANDRA WIERZBIAK

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: awierz5@illinois.edu

AUSTIN T MAYFIELD

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT

School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Email: atm4@illinois.edu