Kayla McCue

  • Program Year: 4
  • 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

Publications

Lacramioara Bintu, John Yong, Yaron E. Antebi, Kayla McCue, Yasuhiro Kazuki, Narumi Uno, Mitsuo Oshimura, and Michael B Elowitz, Dynamics of epigenetic regulation at the single-cell level, Science 351 (2016), no. 6274, 720-724.

Athma A. Pai, Telmo Henriques, Kayla McCue, Adam Burkholder, Kaen Adelman, and Christopher B. Burge, The kinetics of pre-mrna splicing in the drosophila genome and the influence of gene architecture., Elife 6 (2017).

Zhong Wang, Harrison Ho, Rob Egan, Shijie Yao, Dongwan Kang, Jeff Froula, Volkan Sevim, Frederik Schulz, Jackie E. Shay, Derek Macklin, Kayla McCue, Rachel Orsini, Daniel J. Barich, Christopher J. Sedlacek, Wei Li, Rachael M. Morgan-Kiss, Tanja Woyke, and Joan L. Slonczewski, A new method for rapid genome classification, clustering, visualization, and novel taxa discovery from metagenome, bioRxiv (2019), 812917.

Awards

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, MIT, 2018
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