Heo Laboratory

Ellen (Yujia) Zhang

Graduate Student in Biotechnology
University of Pennsylvania

Hometown

Qingdao, China

Education

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Washington-Seattle, 2020

 

Areas of Special Interest

Epigenetic strategies for cartilage repair and regeneration, and the treatment of Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) and Heterotopic Ossification. In my free time, I love baking, playing my violin, and rubbing my Alaskan Malamute‚Äôs furry belly. 

Conference Abstracts and Presentations

Zhang, Y, Ahmed, SB, Kim, DH, Li, Z, Mauck, RL, Lakadamyali, M, Heo, SJ. Epigenetic Approaches for Preserving Chondrocyte Phenotypes During in vitro Expansion. 2021 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting. October 6-9. Orlando, FL. (Podium presentation)

Ahmed, SB, Zhang, Y, Jiang, X, Bautista, C, Hamvas, L, Lakadamyali, M, Mauck, RL, Dyment, NA, Heo, SJ. Age Dependent Epigenetic Profiling and Mechanobiology in Tenocytes. 2021 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting. October 6-9. Orlando, FL. (Podium presentation)

Li, Z, Lee, SH, Kim, DH, Tran, R, Mondal, S, Ahmed, SB, Zhang, Y, Burdick, J, Mauck, RL, Heo, SJ. Development of Extracellular Matrix Based Multiphasic Scaffolds for Rotator Cuff Repair. 2021 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting. October 6-9. Orlando, FL. (Poster presentation)

Zhang, Y*, Nguyen, M*, Tindbaek, K*, Nguyen, J*, Novy, N*, Garrett, A* (*Equal Contributors). Extending Lifespan: Identification of PMK-3-Dependent Signaling Components Following Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain Disruption in C. elegans. 2019 University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium. May 2019. Seattle, WA. (Poster presentation)

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