Kayla McCue

  • Program Year: 3
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Computational and Systems Biology
  • Academic Advisor: Chris Burge
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2018)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Applied and Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, 2015


Bintu L, Yong J, Antebi YE, McCue K, Kazuki Y, Uno N, Oshimura M, Elowitz MB: Dynamics of epigenetic regulation at the single-cell level. Science 2016, 351:720.

Pai AA, Henriques T, McCue K, Burkholder A, Adelman K, Burge CB: The kinetics of pre-mRNA splicing in the Drosophila genome: influence of gene architecture. (Posted on bioArchive at https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/10/13/107995 and in revision based on feedback from submission to eLife).


President's Fellowship, Princeton, 2015
Graduation with Honors, Caltech, 2015
Rose Hills Foundation SURF Fellow, Stanford, Summer 2014
Rose Hills Foundation SURF Fellow, Caltech, Summer 2013
Thomas Hunt Morgan SURF Fellow, Caltech, Summer 2012
National Merit Finalist, 2011
National Hispanic Scholar, 2011