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)
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.
11/2017: Yong gave a talk at New Jersey Institute of Technologies
6/2017: Yong gave a talk in FASEB PKD meeting.
6/2017: Undergraduate student Enessa Kalontar received the 2017 SJU Graduate Admission Assistant Program (GAAP) scholarship to support her research in the Yu lab. Congratulations, Enessa.
5/3/2017: Undergraduate student Hannah Martin received the 2017 SJU Graduate Admission Assistant Program (GAAP) scholarship to support her research in the Yu lab. Congratulations, Hannah.
4/27/2017: Courtney Ng received the Gold Key and Hannah Martin won The Charles Lacaillade Award at the St. John's College Dean's Convocation. Congrats, Courtney and Hannah.
4/22-4/26/2017: Undergraduate students Courtney Ng and Hannah Martin attended the ASBMB 2017 Annual Meeting in Chicago. Both Courtney and Hannah received a travel award from ASBMB to attend this meeting. Congratulations, Courtney and Hannah!
4/20/2017: Five students (Parul Kashyap, Bin Li, Ruizhi Wang, Courtney Ng, and Hannah Martin) presented four posters in St. John's Research Month event. Hannah and Ruizhi won the second place in the poster competition. Congratulations, Hannah and Ruizhi!
2/11-2/15/2017: Yong and Zhifei attended the 61st Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana
2/2/2017: A new manuscript from the Yu lab is accepted by the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Congrats to all authors.
8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York 11439