Joy Yang Ph.D.

Year of Graduation: 

2019

Advisors/Lab: 

Prof. Martin F. Polz

Current Position: 

Data Scientist, Google Inc.

Thesis Title: Statistically Inferring the Mechanisms of Phage-Host Interactions

Publications while at MIT:

1. Natural bacterial communities serve as quantitative geochemical biosensors.

Smith MB, Rocha AM, Smillie CS, Olesen SW, Paradis C, Wu L, Campbell JH, Fortney JL, Mehlhorn TL, Lowe KA, Earles JE, Phillips J, Techtmann SM, Joyner DC, Elias DA, Bailey KL, Hurt RA Jr, Preheim SP, Sanders MC, Yang J, Mueller MA, Brooks S, Watson DB, Zhang P, He Z, Dubinsky EA, Adams PD, Arkin AP, Fields MW, Zhou J, Alm EJ, Hazen TC.

MBio. 2015 May 12;6(3):e00326-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00326-15.

PMID:25968645 Free PMC Article

 

2. A major lineage of non-tailed dsDNA viruses as unrecognized killers of marine bacteria.

Kauffman KM, Hussain FA, Yang J, Arevalo P, Brown JM, Chang WK, VanInsberghe D, Elsherbini J, Sharma RS, Cutler MB, Kelly L, Polz MF.

Nature. 2018 Feb 1;554(7690):118-122. doi: 10.1038/nature25474. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

PMID:29364876