Yanyan Wang


  • Title: Research Associate Professor
  • Group: Neurotechnology for Memory and Cognition
  • Status: Beckman Research Staff
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Yanyan Wang received her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Yale University in 1990 and a bachelor degree from Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai. She was a research associate at Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Salk Institute, San Diego, and a postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously she was an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1995-2002). She is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at the U of I College of Medicine and in the Beckman Institute NeuroTech group.


  • 2011
    • Lu, S.; Wang, Y., FRET Biosensors for Cancer Detection and Evaluation of Drug Efficacy. Clinical Cancer Research 2011, 16, (15), 3822-3824.

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