Hongying Sun

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Rochester

Hongying Sun is a Postdoctoral Fellow n the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She received her Ph.D. from David Mathews’ group at URMC in February 2019. She worked on clinical trial designs at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from April 2019 to July 2020. She is currently working on miRNAs and Unique Molecular Identifiers (UMIs).


  • Computational Biology
  • MicroRNA
  • Unique Molecular Identifiers (UMIs)


  • PhD in Biology, 2018

    University of Rochester

  • MS in Biology, 2015

    University of Rochester

  • MS in Genomics, 2013

    University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • BS in Biology, 2010

    Shandong University