Henry

Hejia (Henry) Wang was a Penn undergraduate student majoring in Biochemistry and Physics under the Vagelos Scholars in Molecular Life Sciences Program. He was born in Beijing China, but grew up in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. Henry enjoys playing the alto saxophone, drinking coffee, and listening to an eclectic mix of classical/minimalist/indie and post rock music. His favorite movies are Oldboy, Fight Club, and Black Swan. Henry graduated in 2013 and went on to pursue his M.D. Ph.D. at the Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. 

Publications

Seither, K.M., H.A. McMahon, N. Singh, H. Wang, M. Cushman-Nick, G.L. Montalvo, W.F. DeGrado, and J. Shorter. (2014). Specific aromatic foldamers potently inhibit spontaneous and seeded Aβ42 and Aβ43 fibril assembly. Biochem. J. 464:85-98. link

Qiu, H., S. Lee, Y. Shang, W.Y. Wang, K.F. Au, S. Kamiya, S. J. Barmada, S. Finkbeiner, H. Lui, C.E. Carlton, A.A. Tang, M.C. Oldham, H. Wang, J. Shorter, A.J. Filiano, E.D. Roberson, W.G. Tourtellotte, B. Chen, L.H. Tsai, and E.J. Huang. (2014). ALS Mutation FUS-R521C Causes DNA Damage and RNA Splicing Defects. J. Clin. Invest. 124(3):981–999. pdf file link

 

Henry

April, 2013. Henry after winning the 'Founders Award' for best poster at The Annual Biochemistry Major Poster Session!

 

 

 

 

 

People



Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
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University of Pennsylvania