Name: Yun Liang
Hometown: Beijing, China
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
2007, B.S. in Biological Sciences, Tsinghua University
2013, Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, University of California San Diego and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
2015-2018, Postdoctoral training, University of Michigan
Areas of Study
Sex Differences, Immunology
What inspired you to select your field of study?
It is hard to specify an inspiration, but I remember waking up midnight wondering about why autoimmune diseases are more common in women. At that moment I knew I wanted to study this question.
What is one piece of advice you would give to students?
Be brave in the scientific direction you want to pursue.
When you’re not in the lab, how do you spend your time?
Chasing after my 4-year-old son.
What is the best meal you’ve ever had?
I’d like to think the best is yet to come.
If you had a time machine, would go back in time or into the future?
Future – I have so many theories on how future is going to look like that I’m hoping to see if any can be proven.