Jiao Yang holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Nankai University, China, where she was honoured with the title of Merit Student of the University and awarded the national scholarship. Her bachelor’s thesis, selected as the Outstanding Graduate Thesis, focused on the virtual screening for small molecule inhibitors of Hantavirus nucleocapsid protein. During her undergraduate study, she was also involved in a
research project on developing a computer program for drug design, where she worked on setting up the virtual screening procedure for obtaining suitable fragments database.
After graduation, She pursued a master degree in intellectual property management in National University of Singapore (NUS). During her study in NUS, she obtained the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property (merit).