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Yijun Ruan, Ph.D.

Professor, Genetics and Genome Sciences
Academic Office Location:
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-856-2484
Fax: 860-856-2398
Website(s):

Genetics and Developmental Biology Graduate Program

Ruan Lab Page

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Huazhong Agricultural UniversityMicrobiology
M.S.Huazhong Agricultural UniversityMicrobiology
Ph.D.University of MarylandPlant Molecular Biology

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
PostdoctoralMonsanto CompanyGene Discovery and Gene Expression

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Fellowship (1998-2001)Rockefeller Foundation
Carroll E. Cox Graduate Research Excellence Award University of Maryland

My primary interest is to elucidate the structures and dynamics of all functional DNA elements in complex genomes through DNA sequencing analysis of genetic variations in genomes and transcriptomes.

Not accepting lab rotation students at this time

Journal Articles

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
3D Chromatin Architecture and Transcription RegulationLectureCSH-Asia conference High Throughput Biology2011Suzhou, China
3D Chromatin Architecture and Transcription RegulationLecture2011 HUGO meeting2011Dubai
Comprehensive Paired-End-Tag Mapping Reveals Characteristic Structural Variations with Mechanistic Implications in Cancer GenomesLecturePersonalized Cancer Medicine, Towards Individualized Cancer Treatments2011Singapore
Chromatin Interaction and Transcription RegulationLectureThe 9th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics2010Hong Kong, China
Chromatin Looping Architecture and Models of Transcription Regulation in Human Cancer CellsLectureBGI International Genome Conference 2010
Chromatin Looping Architecture and Models of Transcription Regulation in Human Cancer Cells LectureFrontier Cancer Science CSI-NUS2010
Chromatin Looping Architecture and Models of Transcription Regulation in Human Cancer CellsLectureUC Irvin, Department of Biological Chemistry and Bioinformatics Program 2010Irvine, CA
Chromatin Looping Architecture and Models of Transcription Regulation in Human Cancer CellsLectureGenomics and Bioinformatics program seminar2010McGill University
Comprehensive Paired-End-Tag Mapping Reveals Characteristic Structural Variations with Mechanistic Implications in Cancer Genomes LectureHUGO-IABCR Congress2010Biopolis, Singapore
Spatial genomics, Chromatin Architecture and Functional Implementation LectureDUKE-NUS medical school seminar 2010DUKE-NUS medical school
3D Chromatin Conformation and Transcription RegulationLecture2010 Shanghai Summer Stem Cell Symposium2010Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Long-Range Chromatin Interaction and Transcription Regulation Plenary LectureThe 3rd Berlin Summer Meeting2010Berlin, Germany
Genome-Wide Mapping Chromatin Interaction and Transcription RegulationPlenary LectureHUGO 14th Human Genome Meeting2010Montpellier, France
Genome-Wide Mapping of Long-Range Chromatin Interactions and Transcription Regulatory Networks in Human CellsPlenary LectureThe Biology of Genomes2010Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory NY