The Wang Lab
at the University of Pennsylvania

focuses on the genetics and genomics of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, and informatics and algorithm development for genome-scale experiments.

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2/7/2022
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Carlos Thomas

FILER: a framework for harmonizing and querying large-scale functional genomics knowledge

PNGC is pleased to announce the release of the FILER, a functional genomics repository developed by...
8/18/2021
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PNGC

Alzheimer’s Disease Variant Portal (ADVP): The Newest Curated Population-specific Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Resource

By Fernanda Ruiz, NOVA Research Company Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a devastating disease that affects more...
4/13/2021
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Alexis Lerro

PNGC Co-Director Li-San Wang to Present at the 2021 NIH Alzheimer’s Research Summit

The NIH will host their 2021 Alzheimer’s Research Summit April 19-22. This virtual summit will convene...

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The Wang Lab is always looking for qualified people to join our diverse team. We have openings for postdocs, staff, trainees and faculty. Please explore our opportunities below.
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Latest Publications

2022,  
Brain: A Journal of Neurology

Sex differences in the genetic architecture of cognitive resilience to Alzheimer's disease

Eissman, JM., et al.
2022,  
Genome Research

An association test of the spatial distribution of rare missense variants within protein structures identify Alzheimer's disease-related patterns

Jin, B., et al.

Featured Projects

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NIAGADS

NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS) is a genetics data repository set up...

GCAD

NIA Coordinating Genome Center of Alzheimer’s Disease (GCAD) is a five-year/$10.8M U54 Cooperative Agreement/Specialized Center funded...

ACAD

The Asian Cohort for Alzheimer’s Disease (ACAD) is an international collaboration with the goal of compiling...