At the Yu lab in the department of biological sciences at St. John's university, we study structure and function of cell membrane ion channels
and receptors, and their roles in physiology and diseases.
Latest news in the lab
(please go to "News" page for more details)
9/26/2019: Our paper on EMBO Reports was highlighted by Dr. Michael Caplan's commentary in EMBO reports with the title "Holding open the door reveals a new view of polycystin channel function."
9/23/2019: Dr. Yu was invited to give a talk at the PKD symposium at Baltimore PKD Center, University of Maryland Medical Center.
08/01/2019: Jeffery (Zhifei)'s manuscript was accepted for publication at EMBO Reports. Congrats, Jeffery and all authors!
03/2019: Parul's manuscript was accepted for publication at Biochem Biophys Res Commun. Congrats, Parul!
09/2018: Yong gave a talk at the 2nd international forum of polycystic and rear kidney disease in Hefei, China.
07/26/2018: Ph.D. student Parul Kashyap successfully defended her thesis. Congrats, Dr. kashyap!
06/2018: Yong gave a talk at the PKD Foundation Connect Basic Research Meeting.
05/2018: Yong visited and gave a talk at the National "111" Center for Cellular Regulation and Molecular Pharmaceutics at Hubei University of Technology.
04/2018: BS/MS student Courtney Ng successfully defended her thesis. Congrats, Courtney!
04/2018: Graduate student Zhifei Wang and undergraduate students Hannah Martin and Enessa Kalontar presented their research at the annual SJU Student Research Day.
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