Lu Wang, Ph.D.

Dr. Lu Wang.

Senior Advisor of Data Science

United States

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Lu Wang is Senior Advisor of Data Science. In this role, she represents NIDCR on multiple NIH-wide committees, including the NIH Data Management and Sharing Expert Panel, the STRIDES Extramural Working Group, Board of Governors of the Center for Inherited Disease Research, the NIH Data Science Workforce Working Group, and the 21st Century Scholars Program Advisory Committee.

Dr. Wang joined NIDCR in 2018. Prior to that, she was Program Director at the National Human Genome Research Institute overseeing large-scale genomic data production, analyses, and public sharing; disease genetics; genome editing; and SBIR/STTR programs.

Prior to joining NIH, she served as Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Operations Officer in the private sector. She led the development and commercialization of several U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k)-cleared molecular products for transplant diagnostics and immunogenetics research. She is a leading/co-author of publications about NIH-led scientific initiatives, genomics methods, and mechanisms of transcriptional regulation.

Dr. Wang holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in genetics. She earned her Ph.D. in microbiology from Cornell University while studying nutrient-modulated transcriptional regulation. Her postdoctoral training at The Rockefeller University focused on the transcriptional regulation of B-lymphocyte development.

Last Reviewed on
March 2024