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Li Lily Wang Laboratory



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Positions Available

We have one postdoctoral fellow position open.

We are seeking postdoctoral fellows who are excited about studying the immune-regulatory mechanisms of VISTA. Potential projects include examining the signaling mechanisms of VISTA and its associated receptors, as well as the role of VISTA in regulating inflammatory cytokine responses from myeloid cells. Interested candidates please email Dr. Wang ( to inquire.

Lab News

Congratulations to Dr. Na Li and Dr. Wenwen Xu!

Dr. Na Li and Dr. Wenwen Xu

Both Dr. Na Li and Dr. Wenwen Xu, from Dr. Lily Wang’s laboratory, have been selected by The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) to receive the prestigious AACR-Aflac Inc Scholar-in-Training Award.

Scholar-in-Training Awards are highly competitive and are to recognize outstanding young investigators for their meritorious work in cancer research and to support their attendance to the 2017 AACR Annual Meeting, taking place April 1-5, 2017 in Washington, DC, USA.

In addition, Dr. Wenwen Xu has been chosen to give an oral presentation during the mini-symposium section “Innate mechanisms for anti-tumor immunity.”

American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

American Association for Cancer Research

Wang Laboratory

Wang Laboratory

Wang Laboratory

Current Lab Members


Halli Miller, MS (2013 – present): Research associate and lab manager

Michael Olson, BS (2015 – present) : Research associate

Wenwen Xu, PhD (2015 – present) : Postdoctoral Fellow

Na Li, PhD (2015 – present): Postdoctoral Fellow

Tạ Minh Hiếu, PhD (2017 – present): Postdoctoral Fellow


Wang Lab Alumni


Dr. Ying Yuan, MD, (2014-2015);  current position: Assistant Professor, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, College of Pharmacy, Shanghai 201203, P.R.China

Dr. Jun Liu, PhD (2013-2014);  current position: Assistant Professor, Jiangsu Center for Drug Screening, China Pharmaceutical University, 24 Tongiia Xiang, Nanjing 210009, P.R. China.

Dr. Wenna Chen, PhD (2013 – 2014); current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of dentistry, University of Alberta, AB, Canada

Lab Activities

Wang Laboratories
April 19, 2017, Michael's birthday cake

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Wang Lab Activities

Wang Lab activities
July 1, 2016, Independence day

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July 1, 2016, Celebrations for our research team

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Feb 2015, Jun's farewell lunch.


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October 2, 2015

Li Lily Wang, PhD Laboratory

Li Lily Wang, PhD Laboratory

Li Lily Wang, PhD Laboratory

Li Lily Wang, PhD Laboratory