Yue Wan received her B.Sc in Cell Biology and Biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego. She obtained her Ph.D in Cancer Biology Stanford University, California, USA, under the mentorship of Howard Y. Chang. During her PhD, she developed the first high-throughput method for probing RNA structures genome-wide. Yue is a recipient of the NSS-PhD scholarship from Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore. She is currently a Junior Principle Investigator in the Genome Institute of Singapore and a Society in Science- Branco Weiss Fellow. Yue is a recipient of the Young Scientist Award and a TR35 Asia Finalist in 2015. She is interested in studying functional RNA structures and understanding their roles in regulating cellular biology.