Principal Investigator


Jun Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering


Postdoc.     California Institute of Technology, 2014

Ph.D.          Purdue University, 2010



Jun Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University. Prior to joining SBU, he was an assistant professor in the Chemistry Department of SUNY Albany. He received postdoctoral training in the Department of Chemistry and the NanoSystems Biology Cancer Center at the California Institute of Technology. His research in Prof. James Heath's group includes cancer cell communication and stem cell studies on microchip. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biological Engineering from Purdue University where his research in Prof. Chang Lu's group was focused on single-cell microfluidics and gene delivery. He has received several top awards including Chorafas Foundation prize.


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Postdoctoral Fellows

Liwei Yang


Ph.D.   Dalian University of Technology, 2018


His research interests focus on biocompatible materials, protein/cell-material interactions, and cancer diagnosis. He is now developing an integrated technology for highly multiplexed analysis of functional proteins at single-cell levels. When he is not doing experiments, reading or writing papers, he loves to play football, swimming, and photography.

Graduate students

Justin George (UAlbany)


Chemistry, SUNY Albany (2012-2016)

Email: jvgeorge at albany dot edu 


Justin is a NYS EMT-B for the Five Quad Volunteer Ambulance on campus. In his free time Justin plays the French Horn in the University’s Symphonic Band and is a member of the UAlbany Running Exchange. His favorite T.V shows to watch are Arrow, Flash, and Criminal Minds. He loves to eat at Chipotle. “The burritos are the best in town!” This is his first time in a research lab, and he is very excited! 

Mohammed Ali (UAlbany)


B.S. & M.S.   Minia University, 2016

Mohammed had a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Minia University in 2011. After working for a while in pharmaceutical companies, he was awarded M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry from the same University. He is currently working on developing new real-time sensors for cytokine detection. In his spare time, he likes playing tennis, reading books and traveling.

Undergraduate Students

Multiplex Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Stony Brook University