Welcome to Yue Lab at Penn State

About the PI: Dr. Yue is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State School of Medicine. He serves as the director of Bioinformatics division for the Penn State Institute for Personalized Medicine (IPM). He has been an active member of several NIH funded consortia, including the ENCODE, Roadmap/Epigenomics, and 4D Nucleome projects.

        The main research area for Dr. Yue's group is cancer epigenomics and 3D genome organization. Before joining Penn State, Dr. Yue received his postdoctoral training in Dr. Bing Ren's laboratory at UCSD School of Medicine. Currently, he is a graduate advisor in the BMS program and the Genomics and Bioinformatics Program.

About the lab: Our lab was established in Oct. 2013 and we have both web lab and dry lab components. Right now, we have one Principal Investigator, one assistant professor, two postdoc fellows, five graduate students and one undergraduate student. People in the lab come from both biology and computer science background.

Recent News:

1. We received a Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA, R35) from NIGMS/NIH!
2. Tao's paper on Hi-C data reproducibility is accepted in Genome Research (pre-print on biorxiv).
3. Labmember Tarik passed his Ph.D. Candidacy Exam. Congratulations!
4. Tarik was selected to receive a NIH B2D2K training grant. Fan Song was selected to receive a NIH CBIOS training grant. Congratulations to both of them!
5. The first graduate student in Yue lab, Miss. Yanli Wang, defended her Ph.D. thesis after only 3.5 years! CONGRATULATIONS!
6. Check out our 3D genome browser, where you can visualize chromatin interaction data such as Hi-C, ChIA-PET, Capture Hi-C, etc. (pre-print on biorxiv ).

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