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Siyuan (Steven) Yuan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Genetics and Cell BiologyYale School of Medicine

Siyuan (Steven) Wang received a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Peking University in 2007, a Ph. D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University in 2011, and his postdoctoral training at Harvard University. He currently serves as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and the Department of Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University (started in September, 2017). His lab develops and applies state-of-the-art imaging-based omics approaches to understand the spatial organization of mammalian genome and how it impacts cellular states. He is a recipient of the 2011 American Physical Society Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics (1-2 recipients per year worldwide), the 2012-2015 Jane Coffin Childs Fellowship, the 2016 International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Young Scientist Prize in Biological Physics (one recipient per year worldwide), the 2017 Harvard Chinese Life Sciences Distinguished Research Award, the 2018 35 Innovators Under 35 of China by MIT Technology Review, and the 2019-2024 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.