Hongwei Wang PhD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Departments & Organizations

Structural BiologyMolecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Cell Cycle and Transcriptional Regulation; Structural Biology

Research Interests

Cryo-electron microscopy; Cytoskeleton dynamics; RNA quality control; RNA interference more...


  • B.S., Tsinghua University, 1996
  • Ph.D., Tsinghua University, 2001

Selected Publications

  • *Wang, H.W., Wang, J., Ding, F., Callahan, K., Bulter, J.S., Nogales, E. and *Ke, A. (2007). Architecture of the yeast Rrp44-exosome complex suggests routes of RNA recruitment for 3’-end processing, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104:16844-16849. (*corresponding authors).
  • Wang, H.W. and Nogales, E. (2005). The nucleotide-dependent bending flexibility of tubulin regulates microtubule assembly. Nature, 435:911-915.
  • Wang, H.W., Ramey, V.H., Westermann, S., Leschziner, A., Welburn, J.P.I., Nakajima, Y., Drubin, D.G., Barnes, G. and Nogales, E. Architecture of the Dam1 kinetochore ring complex and implications for microtubule-driven assembly and force-coupling mechanisms. Nature Struct. Mol. Biol., 14, 721-726 (2007)



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