Yeme is a research associate with the Human Cell Types group at the Allen Institute. She graduated from Washington State University in 2019 with a B.S. in Biochemistry. As an undergraduate, Yemeserach was involved in muscle biology research. She studied muscular dystrophy in mice models and performed histological and biochemical analysis. Additionally, Yeme studied heart failure to understand its effects on the molecular mechanisms of contraction and relaxation of the heart using cardiac muscle from mice and humans.