Wei Wang, PhD

Wei Wang, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Wheat Genome Editing

4741 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

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I earned my Ph.D. in Plant Genetics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

My dissertation work focused on the functional study of High-affinity Potassium Transporters in rice. I joined KSU as a Post doctoral Research Associate in 2014. I was promoted to Research Assistant Professor in April, 2022. I have mentored several undergraduate and graduate students.


  • PhD in Genetics, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China. 2013
  • BS, Bioengineer College of Chongqing University, Chongqing, China. 2006


My research focus on the wheat genome editing technology development and application, wheat yield component traits and disease resistant improvement.