Gaofeng Wang, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics
- Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
- Director, Division for Functional Genomics in the Center for Molecular Genetics, John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics
- Ascorbate induces ten-eleven translocation (Tet) methylcytosine dioxygenase-mediated generation of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine.
- S-nitrosylation of ApoE in Alzheimer's disease.
- Localization of age-related macular degeneration-associated ARMS2 in cytosol, not mitochondria.
- Variation in the miRNA-433 binding site of FGF20 confers risk for Parkinson disease by overexpression of alpha-synuclein.
- Nitric oxide regulates endocytosis by S-nitrosylation of dynamin.
Gaofeng Wang, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, an Associate Professor (secondary appointment) at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, a primary member of the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics, and a member of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. As a trained molecular geneticist, Dr. Wang is committed to research and education. His research focuses on Redox Genomics, a new research field that is initiated and developed in the Wang lab. Currently, his NIH-funded researches include the epigenomic regulation of diabetic complications and cancer reprogramming.