|Institution||Eberly College of Science|
|Department||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology|
|Address||454 Frear North Lab|
University Park, PA 16802
|Institution||Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences|
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
GRADUATE PROGRAM AFFILIATIONS:
Cell and Developmental Biology, Genetics, Molecular Medicine
Dr. Wang's research focuses on epigenetic histone modifications in cell differentiation and cancer, specifically the role of histone citrullination catalyzed by peptidylarginine deiminase 4 (PAD4) in transcriptional repression of tumor suppressor genes, as well as a unique role of histone hyper-citrullination in antibacterial innate immunity mediated by a highly decondensed chromatin structure termed neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs).
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