By Wudan Yan

Wudan is a graduate student studying cancer biology in New York City. When she's not in the lab, you can find her doing chaturangas at the yoga studio, lost within the stacks of The Strand, hunting for ripe avocados, or at @wudanyan / @hypothesizin on Twitter.

  1. As The Toast searches for its one true Gal Scientist, we will be running a ton of wonderful one-off pieces by female scientists of all shapes and sizes and fields and education levels, which we are sure you will enjoy. They’ll live here, so you can always find them. Most recently: On Dry Ground and in Floods. When I was sixteen, my parents were still able to convince me to attend “Bring…