Youjun Wu named Copenhaver Fellow

Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program Ph.D candidate, Youjun Wu, has been selected to be a John H. Copenhaver, Jr. and William H. Thomas, MD 1952 Fellow for her outstanding scholarship.  Youjun is a student in Prof. Erik Griffin's laboratory.  The laboratory studies cytoplasmic protein gradients that are involved in the patterning of early C. elegans embryos.

Youjun is first author on the Molecular Biology of the Cell research paper,  Coupling between cytoplasmic concentration gradients through local control of protein mobility in the Caenorhabditis elegans zygote.