Dr. Guliang "Graham" Wang

 

Assistant Professor

graham

 

2007-Now    Vasquez Lab, University of Texas at Austin

 

EDUCATION:

Degree-Granting Education:
1992-1997    M.D., Clinical Medicine            Zhejiang Medical University, Hangzhou, China
1997-2002    Ph.D., Physiology                     Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Postgraduate Training:
2002-2007    Postdoctoral Fellow                  UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, TX

EXPERIENCE/SERVICE:

Academic Appointments:
1997-2002   Graduate Student
                        Zhejiang University, School of Medicine
                        Department of Pathophisiology
                        Hangzhou, China

2002-2007   Postdoctoral Fellow
                        UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
                        Department of Carcinogenesis
                        Science Park – Research Division
                        Smithville, TX

2007-Present   Instructor
                        UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
                        Department of Carcinogenesis
                        Science Park – Research Division
                        Smithville, TX


Institutional Committee Activities:                                                           
2004-2006,             Member, Postdoctoral Association Steering Committee, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

HONORS AND AWARDS:
1993-1994 ZMU Outstanding Student Award (2nd place)
1995 ZMU Outstanding Student Award (1st place)
1996 National Guang-Hua Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award
1997 State Outstanding Graduate Award
1998 National Guang-Hua Outstanding Graduate Student Award
1999 ZJU Award for Social Activity Contribution
2000 ZJU Outstanding Graduate Student Award (2nd place)
2001 ZJU Outstanding Graduate Student Award (1st place)
2002 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
2004 Altana Pharma Outstanding Research Publication Award, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2005 EMS (Environmental Mutagen Society) USA, New Investigator Travel Awards
2005-2007 Odyssey Special Fellow Award, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

 

 

RESEARCH

 


a. Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals:

* See Science NewsFocus regarding this paper: Science 9 June 2006, 312: 1467-1468.

b. Invited Articles


c: Abstracts (past five years):

EDITORIAL AND REVIEW ACTIVITIES

Journal Reviewer:
2006-present Molecular Carcinogenesis
2004-present Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
2005-present Mutation Research
2006-present Nucleic Acid Research
2006-present Archives of Dermatological Research
2008-present Molecular Cell

TEACHING:
Within Current Institution:

2005- Mechanism of Carcinogenesis, G.S.B.S, course code:

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Science Park – Research Division, Smithville, TX

 

 

 

Training Programs

2006-2007         GSBS Journal Club for graduate students and post-docs, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
                           Science Park – Research Division, Smithville, TX


Direct Supervision:

                       

Undergraduate and Allied Health Students:

            P. Valencia, Science Park Summer Intern, 2004
            A. Das, Science Park Summer Intern, 2005
            M. Margrett, Science Park High School Intern, 2005-2007
            E. Uwaekwe, Science Park Summer Intern, 2006
            N. Natrajan, Science Park Summer Intern, 2007
            J. Valenta, Science Park Summer Intern, 2008
           

Graduate Students:


            Diem Kha, 2007-present. Mentoring with Dr. Karen Vasquez

Teaching Outside of Current institution:

1997-1998- “Pathophysiology laboratory” for Undergraduate Students, Medical School, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA
Presentation at National or International Conferences Invited


1.      Invited speaker, Naturally Occurring H-DNA-forming sequences are mutagenic in mammalian cells, Grand Rounds, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 01/2005
2.      Invited speaker, DNA structure-induced genetic instability, Grand Rounds, UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 05/2007

Other, Including Scientific Exhibitions

1. Speaker: Low concentration MNNG activates PKA-CREB pathway in mammalian cells, 7th National Conference of Chinese Association of Pathophysiology, Nanjing, China, 10/2000
2. Speaker: Signaling pathways responsible for MNNG activates DNA polymerase-b expression, 8th International Conference on Environmental Mutagens, Shizuoka, Japan, 10/2001

Seminar Invitations from Other Institutions
Non-B DNA induced genetic instability in mammalian cells, Department of Biology, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 11/2006

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP/ACTIVIIES:
Member of Environmental Mutagen Society (EMS)
Member of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Member of American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

 

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