Yuyang Huang

Leach lab

Yuyang graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then continued her academic pursuits at Johns Hopkins and earned a M.S. in Microbiology and Immunology. At Dartmouth, she is a Ph.D. student in the Leach lab in the Cancer Biology program. Her research focuses on studying urothelial bladder cancer (UBC) using transgenic zebrafish models and understanding the mechanisms by which environmental arsenic increases the risk of UBC. Outside of lab, she enjoys snowboarding, ice skating, reading, and traveling.


HB Hinman Box 7999

Selected Publications

  • Huang Y, Dhummakupt A, Khetan P, Nilles T, Zhou W, Mudvari P, Szewczyk J, Chen YH, Boritz E, Ji H, Agwu A, Persaud D. Immune activation and exhaustion marker expression on T-cell subsets in ART-treated adolescents and young adults with perinatal HIV-1 infection as correlates of viral persistence. Frontiers in Immunology. 2023 Mar. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2023.1007626.

    Huang T, Leung B, Huang Y, Price L, Gui J, Lau, BW. A murine model to evaluate immunotherapy effectiveness for human Fanconi anemia-mutated acute myeloid leukemia. PLOS ONE. Accepted 2023 Sep.