Bio

Hongwei Wang, Dean, Professor

Hongwei Wang, Dean, Professor

Dr. Wang received his B.S. degree in Biological Sciences & Biotechnology from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in 1996. He did his thesis work under the supervision of Prof. Sen-Fang Sui, earning a Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University in 2001. Subsequently, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow under the supervision of Prof. Eva Nogales, advancing to Research Scientist in 2006 at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He joined Yale University as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry in 2009 and returned to his alma mater as a Professor of Life Sciences in December, 2010. Prof. Wang’s current research interests include methodology development for more efficient and high resolution cryo-EM, the coordination mechanisms of cytoskeleton and membrane systems, and the mechanism and regulations of nucleic acid quality control. He was appointed as a dean of School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University in 2016.

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