Jie Yao PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology | Yao LabStem Cell Center, YaleCell Biology

Research Interests

Transcription regulation; Chromatin; Nuclear periphery; Nuclear compartmentalization; Protein dynamics; Cellular biophysics and imaging more...


  • B.S., Peking University, 2001
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Wu, F. and Yao, J. (2013). Spatial Compartmentalization of the Nuclear Periphery Characterized by Genome-wide Mapping, BMC Genomics, 14: 591
  • Yao, J., Fetter, R. D., Hu, P., Betzig, E., and Tjian, R. (2011). Subnuclear Segregation of Genes and Core Promoter Factors in Myogenesis, Genes & Development, 25: 569-580
  • Darzacq, X., Yao, J., Larson, D.R., Causse, C.Z., Bonasac, L., de Turris, V., Ruda, V.M., Lionnet, T., Zenklusen, D., Guglielmi, B., Tjian, R., and Singer, R.H. (2009). Imaging Transcription in Living Cells, Annual Review of Biophysics 38:173-196



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