Yao Yu

Merck & Co., Inc.

Yao Yu is currently a Sr. Scientist at Merck Research Labs in South San Francisco, CA. Her work focuses on biologics discovery and characterization. Over the past six years, she has served as the developability lead for multiple projects. Prior to Merck, Yao worked at Adimab LLC in the protein analytics group. Yao has co-authored 10+ publications related to antibody characterization and developability machine learning methods. She obtained an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2013.