Yu Hasegawa

Yu Hasegawa

Yu Hasegawa, Ph.D.

Food Science and Technology

Research Advisor

Degree Pursuing:



B.S. in Molecular Biology at School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan.


Yu is interested in the relationship between the gut microbes and the brain. Her current project aims to understand how vaccination affects the gut microbiome.

She has a bachelor’s degree in molecular biology at School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Japan, and studied at University of Wisconsin-Madison for an exchange program. She has done 2 internships lasting 8 months in total at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York working in the area of bioinformatics.