Graduate Student Profiles

Zhenyi An

Zhenyi An

Undergrad: Shandong University
Graduate program: Genetics and Development Program
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Project: Analysis of Beclin 1 in autophagy and tumor suppression

Yang Fan, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar

Photo: Yang Fan

Hometown: Wuhan, China
Undergrad: Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Tongji Medical College
Graduate Institution: Wuhan University
Mentor: Qing Zhong, M.D. Ph.D.
Project: Developing novel therapeutic tools targeting autophagy for heart disease

Mindy Lee

Mindy Lee

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
Graduate program: Integrative Biology
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Projects: The role of peroxin proteins in selective mitophagy and virophagy; The role of exercise-induced autophagy in delaying breast cancer progression.

Tabitha Ting

Tabitha Ting

Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
Undergrad: University of Colorado at Denver
Graduate program: Integrative Biology
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Projects: Investigating positive regulators of autosis, a form of autophagic cell death. Examining the role of autophagy in viral infection.