Lita Yu earned a B.S. in Biology – Genetics from University of Kansas. She earned an M.S. in Biology and a Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. At Ursuline she has taught courses including Human Genetics, Genomics, Clinical Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cellular and Biochemical Process, Experimental Research and Senior Thesis.