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Jiayi Yuan, MS

Office: 3501 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA, the United States, 15213

Phone: 4128808793


Program: PhD
Track: Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology
Advisor: Zhiwei Feng, PhD

I achieved my Bachelor's degree of Science in Shenyang Pharmaceutical University in China in 2020. In 2022, I obtained my Master's degree in School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh. In 2022 fall, I started pursuing the Ph.D degree in Dr. Feng's lab.

My previous research topic is mainly focused on in silico prediction and validation of allosteric binding sites of cannabinoid receptor 2, and the development of its allosteric modulators. Now my research interest is focused on designing or optimizing the epitopes, which may contribute to further vaccine design.