Assistant professor of Plant Biology
Assistant curator, University of Minnesota Herbarium
2012–2016 Postdoc University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2012 Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2005 B.S. Peking University
Ya's data analysis Open Notebook
Currently all funded positions have been filled. I am happy to assist you with applying for fellowships such as:
NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB) Deadline: November 2017
University of Minnesota Grand Challenges in Biology Postdoctoral Program Deadline: February 2017
Comprehensive list for postdoc fellowships
Please contact me at yangya [at] umn.edu to discuss potential projects!
I am particularly interested in working with students who are looking to combine field- and collection-based plant systematics with cutting-edge genomics and transcriptomics techniques to ask interesting biological questions.
Plant Biological Sciences Graduate Program Application deadline: December 1 each year.
Internal funds are available for research assistantship, herbarium curatorial assistantship, summer/academic year fellowships, and research awards. Please contact me at yangya [at] umn.edu to discuss your interests. In addition, I am happy to assist perspective graduate student with applying for external fellowships such as the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Deadline: October each year.