Xing Wang

  • 1304 W Springfield Ave., DCL 3221

    61801 Urbana

    United States

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Dr. Xing Wang is a nucleic acids biochemist, structural DNA nanotechnologist, and molecular biologist at UIUC.  He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from New York University (2009). He then did his postdoctoral training at Princeton University to explore novel functions of synthetic RNAs in genome editing (2013). Before joining UIUC, Dr. Wang was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2014-2019). 

Research Interests

Dr. Wang’s Nucleic Acids Programming Lab is focused on the design and synthesis of functional DNA/RNA aptamer, nanostructure and nano-device, and on the exploration of their applications in chemistry, engineering, biology, and disease diagnosis and treatment.

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Biochemistry and Nanotechnology

Dr. Wang's Nucleic Acids Programming Lab (NAPL) is currently focused on the new biotechnology development, design and synthesis of functional DNA/RNA aptamers, nanostructures and nanodevices, and on the exploration of their applications in energy harvesting, basic biology, biosensing, and biomedicine.

Dr. Wang is the inventor of the technology called Pattern-recognition Enabled Sensing and Therapeutics (PEST), that utilizes designer DNA nanostructures (DDN) to create pathogen sensors and inhibitors.

Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry, New York University

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