Yixin Ruan

Yixin is a Ph.D. candidate from Zhejiang University in southeastern China and interested in mitochondrial-nuclear communication in cardiovascular diseases. Currently, he is a visiting graduate researcher in Vondriska lab, doing some projects about metabolism and chromatin crosstalk during the development of heart failure. Yixin is a guy who loves challenges and enjoys life in L.A. as his first trip to the US. In his spare time, he loves watching movies and playing basketball.