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Ying Chen MD

Ying Chen
  • Senior Research Specialist, Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience
  • Department of Psychiatry, UIC
Contact Information
  • yingchen [at]
  • (312) 355-1492
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    1601 W. Taylor St.
    SPHPI MC 912
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:257

Ying received her MD from Kunming Medical University in Yunnan Province, China. She has worked in Dr. Grayson’s lab for the last 17 years and is currently Senior Research Specialist in the Health Sciences and lab manager. Ying has been carrying out projects as part of the Epigenetic Core of the CARE. Her research expertise includes studies of RNA isolation, qRT-PCR, Chromatin Immunoprecipitation, and DNA methylation in both animal models and using neural progenitors in vitro.

Title Description Investigator(s) Category Status
The Effects of Chronic Alcohol Administration and Withdrawal on Epigenetic Marks in the Rat Brain As part of the NIAAA-funded Center for Alcohol, Dr. Grayson is the Director of the Epigenetic Core. The Core prepares RNA, DNA and Chromatin from multiple brain regions (frontal cortex, hippocampus, amygdala and ventral tegmental area) of rats chronically treated with ethanol, chronically treated rats subjected to a 24 hour withdrawal period and non-treated control rats. Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience On-going

*System-generated list from psychiatry research website.