Principal Investigator (PI)

Glenn Yiu, M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Glenn is a clinician-scientist, and the principal investigator of the lab. He obtained his M.D.-Ph.D. degrees at Harvard Medical School, underwent residency at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Duke. He joined UC Davis’s faculty in 2014, and established this research laboratory in 2015. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, photography, fixing up his home, and spending time with his family.    Biography

Current Members

Sook Hyun Chung, Ph.D.

Postdoc (2017-present)

Sook is a postdoc who received her bachelor's degree (B. Medical Science, Honors), and her Ph.D. (Clinical Ophthalmology & Eye Health) from the University of Sydney, Australia. She enjoys traveling, dancing and watching ballet, and trying different foods and restaurants.

Iris Mollhoff

Junior Specialist (2017-present)

Iris is a recent graduate of UC Davis and majored in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, biking, and dancing

Alice Wang

Veterinary Student (2017)

Alice is a veterinary student at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She got her B.S. from Nanjing Agricultural University in Veterinary Medicine, and had one-year pre-veterinary study at Kansas State University. Besides school, she loves Zumba, yoga, pilates, and High Intensity Interval Training. She also enjoys spending time with friends and animals.

Jared Fong

Medical Student (2017)

Jared is a medical student at UC Davis School of Medicine.  He graduated from UC Davis, majoring in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior.  In his free time, he enjoys running, kayaking, and spending time with friends and family.


Amy Nguyen

Undergraduate Student (2017-present)

Amy Nguyen is an undergraduate at the University of California, Davis. She is studying Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. When she is not in lab, she likes to craft, play video and board games, and go to the gym.”

Alumni Members


Eric Tieu

Junior Specialist (2015-2017)

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Tianjiao Weng

Undergraduate Student(2017)

Biomedical Engineering

Brittany Wong

Undergraduate Student (2015-2016)

Neuroscience, Chemistry

Christian Munevar

Veterinary Student (2016)


Siddharth Kurkure

Undergraduate Student (2016)