Qiang Wang


Qiang Wang is professor of the State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Adaptation and Improvement, School of Life Sciences, Henan University. He obtained his PhD in the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences in June 2002, and was honored at the same time with the "Lady Davis Trust Fellowship" of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), and worked later in the United States as a post-doctoral student and as a research associate at the University of Tennessee, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Michigan State University. His PhotoSynBio group is currently focusing on photosynthesis and synthetic biology with the model system of Synechocystis PCC6803, microalgal biofuel and its application to environmental issues. During the past 10 years, they have had more than 50 corresponding research articles published in leading journals such as Cell, Nat Commun, Bio Rev and EST, etc., with 12 granted patents, and have been nominated twice for ENI awards. Currently Wang is serving as an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Microbiology, Frontiers in Energy Research and Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports.