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Xiaodong Wang, PhD

Xiaodong Wang, PhD

National Institute of Biological Sciences
Beijing, China

Class of 2021

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Cell and Molecular Biology; Cell Death Mechanisms; Cytochrome C

For seminal contributions to the understanding and study of apoptosis, including the characterization of cytochrome c as an essential component of cellular apoptotic machinery, and for subsequent studies dedicated to defining the molecular components of the apoptosome, including Apaf-1, Bid, and Smac.