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Greg G. Wang PhD, associate professor of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Greg Wang PhD

Greg G. Wang, PhD, an associate professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, won the 2022 ASBMB Young Investigator Award, which recognizes outstanding research contributions to biochemistry and molecular biology and contributions to the community of scientists. Wang’s lab studies how chromatin modification and epigenetic modifications contribute to gene regulation and cancer development.

ASBMB Young Investigator Award (formerly the ASBMB/Schering–Plough Research Institute Award) recognizes outstanding research contributions to biochemistry and molecular biology.

The award consists of a plaque, $5,000, transportation and expenses to present a lecture at the ASBMB annual meeting.

ASBMB names 2022 award winners

Dr. Wang will give a talk about his work at the society’s 2022 annual meeting, which will be held in conjunction with the Experimental Biology conference April 2-5 in Philadelphia.