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Janice Fung

Lecturer of Chemistry

I currently am a PhD candidate at NYMC studying mucosal vaccines against Yersinia pestis. My focus is to optimize my vaccine with new antigens and understand the mechanisms of vaccine-mediated protection.

More About Me

One random microbiome fact I love is “All the bacteria on and in your body weigh about three pounds, roughly equivalent to your brain.”

Representative Courses

General Chemistry II

Presentations / Conferences

  • Liu D, Zinski A, Mishra A, Noh H, Park GH, Qin Y, Olorife O, Park JM, Abani CP, Park JS, Fung J, Sawaqed F, Coyle JT, Stahl E, Bendl J, Fullard JF, Roussos P, Zhang X, Stanton PK, Yin C, Huang W, Kim HY, Won H, Cho JH, Chung S. Impact of schizophrenia GWAS loci converge onto distinct pathways in cortical interneurons vs glutamatergic neurons during development. Mol Psychiatry. 2022 Oct;27(10):4218-4233. doi: 10.1038/s41380-022-01654-z. Epub 2022 Jun 14. PMID: 35701597.
  • Wong NH, Rosato AJ, Rose YM, Penix TS, Fung JB, Vanitski AL, Goossen CJ, Bradshaw SG, Lopp SM, Pennington AD, Darmohray VM, Steiner KK, Kersey GE, Brylow KB, Pridmore MV, Hedges JS, Rynkiewicz P, Hudson AO. Isolation and Whole-Genome Sequencing of 12 Mushroom-Associated Bacterial Strains: an Inquiry-Based Laboratory Exercise in a Genomics Course at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2020 Feb 6;9(6):e01457-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01457-19. PMID: 32029553; PMCID: PMC7005118.