Dr. Yi-Lin Cheng
Yi-Lin obtained her Bachelor and Master degree in Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. Afterwards, she received her PhD degree in Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan in 2016. Following this, she studied on the mechanism of defective xenophagy of group A streptococcus in endothelial cells supervised by Dr. Jiunn-Jung Wu and Dr. Yee-Shin Lin as a postdoctoral fellow in Department of Biotechnology and Laboratory Science in Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan. With great interest in the autophagy field, Yi-Lin joined the Dikic group as a postdoctoral researcher investigating the role of ER-phagy in Salmonella infection in September 2019. In August 2022, she moved to Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan as an assistant professor and study the role of exosomes in bacterial infection and sepsis.