Research Team

Research Team

Yushi Wu, MS

Yushi Wu
Junior Research Scientist
MS in Biomedical Engineering

Yushi Wu is a junior research scientist in the Di Gregorio lab. She obtained her M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from New York University. She is interested in elucidating the molecular mechanisms responsible for development and evolution of the notochord. She uses the chordate Ciona, or “sea squirt” to investigate the transcriptional control of notochord gene expression.


Lenny Negrón-Piñeiro

Lenny Negrón-Piñeiro
B.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico
Graduate Student, NYU Medical School, Program in Developmental Genetics



Ludovic De Carle

Ludovic De Carle
B.Sc. in Biology, Loyola University of Chicago
DDS student, class of 2020


Zaneta I. Hwang

Zaneta I. Hwang
B.Sc. in Cell and Molecular Biology, Binghamton University
DDS student, class of 2021

Adrienne Jin hua Yu

Adrienne Jin hua Yu
B.A. in Biology, NYU
DDS student, class of 2022


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Robert Ly
B.Sc. in Biochemistry, California State University
DDS student, class of 2022

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Matthew Hwang
B.Sc. in Biology, George Washington University
Master Student, NYU