Yuk Yee Leung

Vitae

Complete CV, last update: Sept 28 2017 (PDF)

Current position

2017-present Research Assistant Professor,
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA.

Working experience

2015-2017 Research Associate,
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA.
2009-2010 Research Assistant,
Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
2005-2009 Teaching Assistant,
Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering,
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Education and Training

2010-2015 Postdoctoral Researcher,
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA.
Advisor: Li-San Wang
2005-2009 Ph.D., Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Bioinformatics),
Faculty of Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong..
Advisor: Y.S. Hung
Sept 2002- Aug 2005 B.Eng., Medical Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Affiliations

June 2015 - present Member, Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project Annotation Work Group,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA.
2014 - present Member, Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA.
2014 - present Associate Member, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. USA.

Training Awards

Jan-May 2015 Translational Therapeutics course in Masters in Translational Research Program,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
Oct 2014 Biomedical Postdoctoral Travel Award,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
June 2014 22nd Annual Summer Training Course in Experimental Aging Research,
National Institute of Aging, National Institute of Health, USA.

Grant Support

I serve as principal investigator in the following completed grants:

July 2015-June 2016 Total amount: $50,000.
University of Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Core Center (ADCC) pilot award,
Institute of Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
July 2015-June 2016 Total amount: $20,000.
Junior Investigator Preliminary / Feasibility Grant Program,
Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

Contact Information

3700 Hamilton Walk
D101 Richards Medical Research Laboratories
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA 19104