Headshot of Yang Hu

Undergraduate education

California Institute of Technology - BS (2013)

Years in MSTP


PhD program

Cellular and Molecular Biology


Mark Burkard, MD, PhD

Research interest

Studying how chemotherapy and chromosomal instability affect the cGAS-STING pathway in breast cancer

Undergraduate publications

Kopf SH, Sessions AL, Cowley ES, Reyes C, Van Sambeek L, Hu Y, Orphan VJ, Kato R, Newman DK. Trace incorporation of heavy water reveals slow and heterogeneous pathogen growth rates in cystic fibrosis sputum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 12;113(2):E110-6. PMID: 26715741; PMCID: PMC4720290.

PhD publications

Lin Z, Guo F, Gregorich ZR, Sun R, Zhang H, Hu Y, Shanmuganayagam D, Ge Y. Comprehensive Characterization of Swine Cardiac Troponin T Proteoforms by Top-Down Mass Spectrometry. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 2018 Jun;29(6):1284-1294. PMID: 29633223; PMCID: PMC6109964.