top of page

Yutong "Gloria" Hou

PhD Student

Research Topics & Projects

Genetics, Regulation of Gene Expression, RNA Biology


B.S. Biotechnology, Beijing Normal University, China, 2019

M.S. Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2021

Gloria is working on identifying and characterizing small RNAs that regulate the expression of genes required for Salmonella virulence.

In addition to her expertise in handling sRNA and DNA, Gloria is trying her best to take good care of her Shiba ("Kukki",IG: kukki_shibainu) and Siamese ("Maodou"), in the meanwhile creating new crochet pieces,  exploring classical music, and practicing singing.


Yutong "Gloria" Hou

  • LinkedIn Social Icon
bottom of page