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Siyuan (Steven) Wang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics and Cell Biology

Contact Information

Siyuan (Steven) Wang, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Genetics

    333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06510

    United States

Appointments

Biography

Siyuan (Steven) Wang received a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Peking University in 2007, a Ph. D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University in 2011, and his postdoctoral training at Harvard University. He currently serves as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and the Department of Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University (started in September, 2017). His lab develops and applies state-of-the-art imaging-based omics approaches to understand the spatial organization of mammalian genome and how it impacts cellular states. He is a recipient of the 2011 American Physical Society Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics (one recipient per year in the United States), the 2012-2015 Jane Coffin Childs Fellowship, the 2016 International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Young Scientist Prize in Biological Physics (one recipient per year worldwide), the 2017 Harvard Chinese Life Sciences Distinguished Research Award, the 2018 35 Innovators Under 35 of China by MIT Technology Review, and the 2019-2024 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.


Education & Training

  • PhD
    Princeton University (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
2019-2024 NIH Director's New Innovator AwardNational Institutes of Health2019
2018 MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 of ChinaMIT Technology Review2019
2016 Young Scientist Prize in Biological Physics (one recipient per year worldwide)International Union of Pure and Applied Physics2017
2017 Harvard Chinese Life Sciences Distinguished Research AwardHarvard Medical School Chinese Scientists and Scholars Association2017
2012-2015 Jane Coffin Childs FellowshipJane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research2012
2011 Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics (one recipient per year in the United States)American Physical Society2012

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