Huan Wang


Huan Wang graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Biology (2007), and has minors in Economics and Biological Basis of Behavior. She is an accomplished a capella singer and enjoys basketball and karaoke in her spare time. Huan was a research specialist in the lab from August 2007 until June 2008 and went on to pursue her M.D. at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


Roberts B.E., M.L. Duennwald, H. Wang, C. Chung, N.P. Lopreiato, E.A. Sweeny, M.N. Knight and J. Shorter. (2009). A synergistic small-molecule combination directly eradicates diverse prion strain structures. Nat. Chem. Biol. 5(12):936-946. pdf file link

Wang, H., M.L. Duennwald, B.E. Roberts, L.M. Rozeboom, Y.L. Zhang, A.D. Steele, R. Krishnan, L.J. Su, D. Griffin, S. Mukhopadhyay, E.J. Hennessy, P. Weigele, B.J. Blanchard, J. King, A.A. Deniz, S.L. Buchwald, V.M. Ingram, S. Lindquist, and J. Shorter. (2008). Direct and selective elimination of specific prions and amyloids by 4,5-dianilinophthalimide and analogs. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105(20):7159-7164. pdf file link







Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania