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* Language
* Languages
** Chinese (native), English (excellent), French (fluent), Japanese (intermediate)
** Chinese (native), English (excellent), French (fluent), Japanese (intermediate)

Revision as of 16:04, 14 June 2014

Contact Info

Yen-Hsiang Wang
  • Yen-Hsiang Wang / 王彥襄 / おうげんじょう
  • Stanford University
  • yenhsiangwang [AT] stanford [DOT] edu

I work in the Smolke Lab at Stanford University.


  • PhD candidate in Bioengineering (major) and Electrical Engineering (minor), Stanford University (expected in 2015)
  • MS in Bioengineering, Stanford University, 2011
  • BS in Life Science and Electrical Engineering (double major), National Taiwan University, 2007

Honors & Scholarships


  • Siebel Scholar (2014)
  • Taiwan Government Scholarship for Studying Aboard (GSSA) (2013-2015)
  • Departmental Outstanding Teaching Assistant Mentor Award, Stanford University (2013)
  • Stanford Bio-X Bioengineering Fellowship (2009-2012)


  • Outstanding Performance Award, National Taiwan University (2006)
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (tsmc) Company Fellowship (2006)
  • National Science Council Undergraduate Student Research Grant (2005-2007)

Work experience


  • Graduate student researcher, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University (2009 - now)
    • Advisor: Prof. Christina Smolke [1]
  • Research assistant, Graduate Institute of Biomedical Engineering, National Taiwan University (2008 - 2009)
    • Advisor: Prof. Fa-Hsuan Lin (林發暄教授) [2]
  • Undergraduate student researcher, Department of Economics, National Taiwan University (2005 - 2007)
    • Advisor: Prof. Chen-Ying Huang (黃貞穎教授)
  • Undergraduate student researcher, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University (2004 - 2006)
    • Advisor: Prof. Hsiao-Wen Chung (鍾孝文教授)
  • Summer undergraduate researcher, Department of Dentistry, National Taiwan University (2003)
    • Advisor: Prof. Min-Huey Chen (陳敏慧教授) [3]


  • Summer Associate, Greater China Offices (Taipei), McKinsey & Company (2014 Jun - now)
  • Second Lieutenant, Air Defense Artillery Command, National Air Force of Taiwan (2007 - 2008)


<synthetic biology>

  1. YH Wang*, KY Wei* & CD Smolke, 2013. "Synthetic Biology: Advancing the Design of Diverse Genetic Systems." Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng (4), pp. 69-102 (*co-first authors)

<functional imaging>

  1. FH Lin, T Witzel, WT Chang, WK Tsai, YH Wang, WJ Kuo & J Belliveau, 2010, “K-space reconstruction of magnetic resonance inverse imaging (K-InI) of human visuomotor systems”, NeuroImage (49), pp. 3086-3098
  2. WJ Kuo, T Sjöström, YP Chen, YH Wang & CY Huang, 2009, “Intuition and Deliberation: Two Systems for Strategizing in the Brain”, Science (324), no. 5926, pp. 519 – 522


<synthetic biology>

  1. YH Wang & CD Smolke, 2014, “An RNA-based, Generalizable Synthetic Genetic System for Dynamic Regulation”, 19th Annual Meeting of RNA Society, Quebec City, QC, Canada (travel award)
  2. YH Wang & CD Smolke, 2013, “Towards a Complete Set of Genetic Arithmetic Operators: Implementing a Modular Differential Biosensor Using RNA Regulators”, Synthetic Biology 6.0, London, United Kingdom
  3. YH Wang & CD Smolke, 2012, “Towards a Complete Set of Genetic Arithmetic Operators: Implementing a Modular Differential Biosensor Using RNA Regulators”, 13th International Conference of Systems Biology, Toronto, ON, Canada (best poster award)
  4. YH Wang & CD Smolke, 2011, “Implementing differential sensors with synthetic RNA controllers”, Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium, Stanford, CA, USA

<functional imaging>

  1. YY Shih, YH Wang, CW Ko & HW Chung, 2006 “Lateralization of brain function in cognitive music processing of chord versus rhythm”, Proceedings of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 13th Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, USA


  • Languages
    • Chinese (native), English (excellent), French (fluent), Japanese (intermediate)

Useful links

  • Elim Biopharm [4]
  • Stanford PAN [5]
  • Stanford Coursework [6]