Yun Zhang

Staff Scientist at JCVI

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI)

Yun Zhang’s research interests include statistical modeling and methodology development for big data produced by advanced biotechnologies, with a focus on analyzing time-course microarray data, DNA methylation data, and microRNA sequencing data. She is also a professional developer of R and Bioconductor packages. Her recent focus is on applying statistical approaches to single cell RNA sequencing data.


  • Statistical Genomics
  • Co-expression
  • Deconvolution


  • PhD in Statistics, 2018

    University of Rochester

  • MS in Statistics, 2013

    University of Pennsylvania

  • MMath in Mathematics and Statistics, 2011

    University of Oxford