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JASON H. YANG, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and Chancellor Scholar
Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Center for Emerging and Re-Emerging Pathogens
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Assistant Track Director, NJMS-NJIT Joint Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program

Additional Affiliations
Rutgers Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program

Rutgers Microbial Biology Graduate Program

 

New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science

Rutgers University Microbiome Program

Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

Institute for Infectious & Inflammatory Diseases

Email: jason.y@rutgers.edu

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING

B.S., Biomedical Engineering & Electrical Engineering,

     Johns Hopkins University, 2005

Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2012

Postdoctoral Training, Medical Engineering and Science,
     Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
     Infectious Disease and Microbiome Program,
     Broad Institute at MIT and Harvard, 2019

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Agilent Early Career Professor Award, 2021

  • NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award, 2016

  • Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center
    Outstanding Predoctoral Trainee, 2013

  • Jill E. Hungerford Biomedical Sciences Prize, 2012

  • Biomedical Engineering Outstanding Graduate Student, 2012

  • All-University Graduate Teaching Award, 2010

  • American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship, 2007