Graduate Student

204 Biological Sciences Building

Yumeng Fan received her Bachelor Degree of Science from China Agriculture University. She joined Lin lab as a graduate student in August 2014. Yumeng is interested in studying genetic and epigenetic regulations which control morphogenesis of human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.


1. Meng, Y. #, Fan, Y. #, Liao, W., & Lin, X. (2017) Plant homeodomain (PHD) genes play important roles in cryptococcal yeast-hypha transition. Appl Environ Microbiol, under review. # co-first author

2. Gyawali, R., Zhao, Y., Lin, J., Fan, Y., Xu, X., Upadhyay, S., & Lin, X. (2017). Pheromone independent unisexual development in Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS Genet, 13(5), e1006772. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006772

  • B.S. Biological Science, China Agriculture University (2014)