Haifeng Wang, Ph.D.



2007 - 2013 Ph.D, Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

University of  California, Davis, CA

2005 - 2007 M.S. in Biological Science

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 

2000 - 2004 B.S. in Biological Science

China Agricultural University, Beijing, China



  • Wang H, La Russa M, Qi S Lei, CRISPR-Cas9 in genome editing and beyond, The Annual Review of Biochemistry, June 2016. Vol. 85: 227-264

  • Wang H, Brust-Mascher I and Scholey JM, The microtubule cross-linker Feo controls the midzone stability, motor composition, and elongation of the anaphase B spindle in Drosophila embryos. Mol Biol Cell. 2015 Apr 15; 26(8):1452-62. PMID: 25694445. Selected as the Cover paper.

  • Wang H, Brust-Mascher I and Scholey JM, Sliding filaments and mitotic spindle organization, Nature Cell Biology, 2014 Aug; 16(8):737-739. PMID: 25082196

  • Wang H, Brust-Mascher I, Civelekoglu-Scholey G and Scholey JM, Patronin mediates a switch from kinesin-13-dependent poleward flux to anaphase B spindle elongation, Journal of Cell Biology, 2013 Oct; 203(1):35-46. PMCID: PMC3798244

    Recommended by Faculty of 1000 as being of special significance in its field. March 27th, 2014. http://f1000.com/prime/718135679?bd=1&ui=21606

  • Wang Z, Wu Y, Wang H,  Zhang Y, Mei L, Zhang X, Zhang F, Chen F, Liu Y, Fang X, Jiang Y, Sun S, Zheng Y, Li N and Huang L. Interplay of mevalonate and Hippo pathways regulates RHAMM transcription via YAP to modulate breast cancer cell motility, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2014. 111(1): p. E89-98. PMCID: PMC3890879

  • Wang H, Brust-Mascher I, Cheerambathur D and Scholey JM, Coupling between microtubule sliding, plus-end growth and spindle length revealed by kinesin-8 depletion, Cytoskeleton, 2010 Nov;67(11):715-28. PMCID: PMC2998535

  • Yang ZR, Wang HF, Zhao J, Peng YY, J Wang, Guinn BA, Huang LQ, Recent developments in the use of adenoviruses and immunotoxins in cancer gene therapy, Cancer Gene Therapy, 2007 Jul;14(7):599-615. PMID: 17479105