Yuan Jin Tan
Yuan Jin is a PhD student in the Epidemiology & Clinical Research program at the department of Health Research and Policy at Stanford. Originally from an experimental virology background, he graduated with a B.S. in Biology (Microbes & Immunity) from Stanford University in 2016. YJ joined METRICS to pursue his interest in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of translational biomedical research. He is currently working with both METRICS and SPARK Translational Research at Stanford to develop and implement some of his ideas. YJ is particularly interested in identifying best practices for pre-clinical research and in evaluating the effectiveness of comparative veterinary trials as a novel approach for conducting animal experiments.