Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens



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   Jason H. Yang, PHD

ASST PROF-TT
Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens
jy705@njms.rutgers.edu

 


Overview

Jason H. Yang, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar in the Department of
Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and in the Center for Emerging and Re-
Emerging Pathogens at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He received his Ph.D. in
Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia, where he trained with Dr. Jeffrey
Saucerman, studying beta-adrenergic signaling in cardiac myocytes. He completed his
postdoctoral training with Dr. James Collins at MIT and the Broad Institute, studying
metabolic mechanisms of antibiotic-induced bacterial death physiology. Dr. Yang is the
recipient of a K99/R00 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to
investigate the effects of host metabolic variation on antibiotic efficacy.

Dr. Yang leads a systems biology research group, where they are developing approaches that
integrate high-throughput experimentation with network modeling and machine learning to
accelerate the discovery of molecular mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis
and treatment of chronic and infectious diseases.

Education

PHD, 2012, University of Virginia

Curriculum Vitae

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