Second-year undergraduate student at UCSD majored in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Finished most of the major courses including Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology etc. Had 3 years experience in cancer research and publications in non-coding RNAs.
Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry and Cell Biology2019University of California, San Diego － San Diego, California, United States
High School Diploma2015The High School Affiliated to Renmin University － Beijing, China
Research AssisstantSep 2015 to May 2017 Weg M. Ongkeko's lab, at UCSD － San Diego, CAConducted independent research in non-coding RNAs in Cancer. More specifically focused on piRNAs.
Research AssistantApr 2015 to Aug 2015 Cancer Biology Laboratory at Tsinghua University － Beijing, ChinaFull-time summer internship at Professor Yongzhang Luo's lab. Learned Biochemical lab techniques and conducted research on tumor microenvironment.
Research AssitantJan 2013 to Apr 2014 Liu Lianyou's Lab, School of Environment, Beijing Normal University － Beijing, ChinaConducted independent research in "Desert
shrubs' stem flexibility and its impact on wind erosion". Won 2nd prize in Beijing Youth Scientific
Fourth author: Krishna AR, Korrapati A, Zou AE, Qu Y et al. Smoking status regulates a novel panel of PIWI-interacting RNAs in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2017;65:68-75.
Co-first author: Krishna AR, Zheng H, Kwok JG, Qu Y et al. A comprehensive study of smoking-specific microRNA alterations in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.Oral Oncology. Oral Oncol. Submitted.
Poster Presentation at AACR 2017 Washington D.C., United States."RNA-sequencing reveals etiology-specific dysregulation of PIWI-interacting RNAs in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma."
Poster Presentation at AACR 2017 Washington D.C., United States."Alcohol consumption and hepatitis B-associated microRNAs in hepatocellular carcinoma"
Presentation at Undergraduate Research Conference 2017 at UCSD, San Diego, CA United States."HPV is associated with a novel panel of PIWI-interacting RNA in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma"
Volunteer, Dermatology Department at VA Healthcare at San Diego, California, United States 09/2016-4/2017
day volunteering for Nation Foundation for Cancer Research, United States 08/2015-9/2015
Organizer, ‘play4thecure' program of National Foundation for Cancer Research in United States 09/2014-12/2014