Research Interests

Research focuses of the Wang group are (1) the development of 3D microfluidic cell and tissue culture platforms for efficient drug discovery/screening and precision cancer therapies, (2) thermal regulation of stem cell proliferation and differentiation in tissue engineering, and (3) biomedical applications of nanodiamonds. These translational research projects are conducted collaboratively with physicians, cancer biologists, physicists, and material scientists as well as biotech companies.

 

Publications

  • J. Chen, C. Li, S. Wang, Periodic Heat Shock Accelerated the Chondrogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Pellet Culture, PLOS One, 2014, March,
  • Z. Dereli-Korkut, D. Akaydin, A.H.R. Ahmed, X. Jiang, and S. Wang, Three Dimensional Microfluidic Cell Arrays for Ex Vivo Drug Screening with Mimicked Vascular flow, Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86(6), 2997-3004
  • Z. Dereli-Korkut, H. Gandhok, L. G. Zeng, S. Piracha, X. Jiang, and S. Wang, Real-Time Detection of Cellular Death Receptor-4 Activation by Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2013, 110(5), 1396-1404
  • J. Chen, Z.D. Shi, X. Ji, J. Morales, N. Kaur, J. Zhang, S. Wang, Periodic Heat Shock Enhances Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Self-assembling Peptide Hydrogel, Tissue Engineering Part A, 2013, 19(5-6), 716-728
  • S. Wang and D. Nagrath, Liver Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications: A Review of the Past and Future Trends, 2011, , 389-419

 

Job History

  • 2014 - Current : Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York
  • 2007 - 2014 : Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City College of New York
  • 2003 - 2006 : Postdoctoral Research Associate, Harvard Medical School, MA
  • 1997 - 2003 : Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, TX