Staff Profiles

Yi Ding, Ph.D.

Scientist I

Yi Ding joined the Allen Institute in 2018 where she is contributing to the study of human brain cell types. Yi became interested in the development and optimization of next-generation sequencing techniques when she performed research on CD4+ T cell epigenetic status during her Ph.D. in Animal Science at the University of Maryland and NIH. While there, she gained experience in computational biology and molecular biology on epigenetic applications.

Selected Publications

Epigenetic landscape and AAV targeting of human neocortical cell classes

February 19, 2019

Mich JK, Hess EE, Graybuck LT, Somasundaram S, Miller JA, Ding Y, Shapovalova NV, Fong O, Yao S, Mortrud M, Chong P, Bertagnolli D, Goldy J, Casper T, Kroll M, Hodge RD, Bakken TE, Yao Z, Dee N, Cetin A, Smith KA, Gwinn RP, Cobbs C, Ko AL, Ojemann JG, Keene CD, Silbergeld DL, Gradinaru V, Sunkin SM, Zeng H, Lein ES, Tasic B, Ting JT, Levi BP