Yang Wang, Ph.D.


Assistant Director, Molecular Genetic Laboratory

Department of Human Genetics

Phone: 470.378.2185

Fax: 470.378.2250

Email: yang.wang@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

2460 Mountain Industrial Boulevard

Tucker, GA 30084


Yang Wang obtained her Ph.D from The University of Kansas Department of Molecular Biosciences in 2009. She did five years of postdoctoral research fellowship in molecular pathogenesis of colorectal and duodenal cancers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She then completed the ABMGG  fellowship in Clinical Molecular Genetics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2016. Dr. Wang was then recruited by the Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Director of the Molecular Genetic Laboratory. Her areas of research interest and expertise include general molecular diagnosis of mendelian disorders as well as molecular diagnosis of colorectal cancers.

Areas of Specialization

  • General Molecular Diagnosis
  • Molecular Diagnostics for gastrointestinal cancers


  • ABMGG Clinical Molecular Genetics Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2016
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2014
  • PhD, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, The University of Kansas, 2009
  • BS, Biological Sciences, Xiamen University, China,2003

Board Certifications

Active candidate of American Board of Medical Genetics: Clinical molecular Genetics