Deyang is currently a MSc candidate with the Koti Lab. He recently lived in Deep River, Ontario before coming to Kingston to complete his honours Bachelor of Sciences (BSc) degree in Life Sciences at Queen’s. Deyang started at the Koti Lab during the summer of his third year after receiving the prestigious Craig Jury Memorial Summer Studentship in Cancer Research. He then moved on to complete his 4th year thesis project looking at the role that the NF1 gene in a murine model of high grade serous carcinoma of the ovary. In his combined MSc project, Deyang aims to understand the cancer intrinsic STING pathway activation in high-grade serous ovarian cancer. Throughout his undergrad, Deyang volunteered on community outreach with the Arts and Science Undergraduate Society.

“When I’m not in the lab, I really enjoy playing badminton and listening to podcasts.”