Yann Vanrobaeys

Address: 2400 PBDBYann Vanrobaeys photo
Phone: (319) 353-4535
Email: yann-vanrobaeys@uiowa.edu

Mentor: Ted Abel, PhD

Undergraduate Institution:

Graduate Program: Genetics

Year Entered Into Program: 2019

Research Description

My research involves bioinformatic analyses to answer different biological questions:

Investigation of molecular processes in the absence of the 16p11.2 locus at the single cell level.

Transcriptional and translational changes induced by sleep deprivation.

Epigenetic regulation of gene expression in memory consolidation.


  • Fellowship appointment on the Predoctoral Training Program in Genetics (NIH T32 GM008629), University of Iowa, 2021-present


  1. Lyons LC, Chatterjee S, Vanrobaeys Y, Gaine ME, Abel T.:  Translational changes induced by acute sleep deprivation uncovered by TRAP-Seq. Molecular Brain 13:165, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13041-020-00702-5  Open Access