Yun Zhang

Yun Zhang

Graduate Student


I am an international student from Beijing, China. I graduated from Wheaton College (Massachusetts) in 2019 with a B.A. in Biochemistry with a minor in Computer Science. In my undergraduate institution, I did a honors thesis on the effect of HE4 protein on ovarian cancer progression using zebrafish as an animal model. I am currently working in Dr. Laura Kresty's lab studying esophageal adenocarcinoma.

Research Interests

My research focuses on various aspects of esophageal adenocarcinoma and the potential of using natural compounds as a treatment method.