MRC Human Genetics Unit
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit

Zicheng Yu (YC)

PhD student



Born & raised Guizhou, China
Education & previous employment

BSc. in Biology with Biotechnology at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China; MSc. in Translational Neuroscience at Imperial College London, UK. 

Research Assistant (focused on retina regeneration) at Harvard Medical School, Boston, US; Bioinformatician (focused on cancer genetics) and then Research Supervisor at Geneplus Ltd, Shenzhen, China; Communication Officer Intern at United Nations in Lao PDR (UNDP), Vientiane, Laos.

Scientific interests Genetics, genomics, molecular biology, neuroscience, precision medicine.
Outside interests Squash, badminton, swimming, films, video/board games, jigsaw puzzles.