Changyue (Kirsty) Yu

Credentials: PhD Student - Weber Lab


I am interested in using genomic and genetics tools to study the evolution of tapeworm in threespine stickleback.


Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree in iBio?

My previous research experience during my master time has developed my interest in fish parasitology, genomics and evolutionary biology. iBio give me opportunities to delve deeper into these fields.

Why or what do you love about the program?

Diverse research topics & Everyone is so nice

Fun fact about yourself:

I enjoy working out, and I have took part in a bodybuilding competition.

Educational background:

Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Dalian Ocean University, China.

Master of Agriculture in Animal Genetics Breeding and Reproduction from Shenyang Agricultural University, China.