Division: Division of Solid Waster Management
Position: Professor
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering

Education background

Ph.D. in Radiochemistry, 1996.07, Peking University, Beijing, China  

M.S. in Applied Chemistry, 1993.07, Peking University, Beijing, China 

B.S. in Applied Chemistry, 1990.07, Peking University, Beijing, China


2010.01-present Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University 

2009.03-2009.12 Research Scientist, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Yale University 

2004.06-2009.03 Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School  

2001.05-2004.06 Associate Professor, Director of Applied Chemistry Laboratory, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University

2000.09-2001.05 Visiting Scholar, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia

1998.11-2000.09 Postdoctoral, Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

1999.07-2001.05 Associate Professor, Department of Technical Physics, Peking University

1996.07-1998.11 Assistant Professor, Co-Director and Director of Radiochemistry Section, Department of Technical Physics, Peking University

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

1. Radiation Protection

2. Environmental Nuclear Pollution Control & Management and Environmental Protection 

3. Radiotracer in Environmental Science and Technology 

Academic Achievement

1. Wang Y, Liu X, Nakamura K, Chen L, Rusckowski M, Hnatowich DJ. In vivo Delivery of Antisense MORF Oligomer by MORF/Carrier Streptavidin Nanoparticles. Cancer Biother Radiopharm 2009, 24: 573-578.  

2. Wang Y, Liu X, Chen L, Cheng D, Rusckowski M, Hnatowich DJ. Tumor Delivery of Antisense Oligomer Using Trastuzumab within A Streptavidin Nanoparticle. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2009, 36: 1977-1986. 

3. Liu X, Wang Y, Nakamura K, Kawauchi S, Akalin A, Cheng D, Chen L, Rusckowski M, Hnatowich DJ. Auger Radiation-Induced, Antisense-Mediated Cytotoxicity of Tumor Cells Using A 3-Component Streptavidin-Delivery Nanoparticle with 111In. J Nucl Med 2009, 50: 582-590. 

4. Chen L, Wang Y, Liu X, Dou S, Liu G, Hnatowich DJ, Rusckowski M. A New TAG-72 Cancer Marker Peptide Identified by Phage Display. Cancer Letter 2008, 272: 122-132.   

5. Liu X, Wang Y, Nakamura K, Kubo A, Hnatowich DJ. Cell Studies of A Three-Component Antisense MORF/tat/Herceptin Nanoparticle Designed for Improved Tumor Delivery. Cancer Gene Ther 2008, 15: 126-132. 

6. Nakamura K, Wang Y, Liu X, Kubo A, and Hnatowich DJ. Cell Culture and Xenograft-Bearing Animal Studies of Radiolabeled Antisense DNA–Carrier Nanoparticles with Streptavidin as a Linker. J Nucl Med 2007, 48: 1845-1852. 

7. Wang Y, Nakamura K, Liu X, Kitamura N, Kubo A, and Hnatowich DJ. Simplified Preparation via Streptavidin of Antisense Oligomers/Carriers Nanoparticles Showing Improved Cellular Delivery in Culture. Bioconjug Chem 2007, 18: 1338-1343. 

8. Wang Y, Liu X and Hnatowich DJ. An Improved Synthesis of NHS-MAG3 for Conjugation and Radiolabeling of Biomolecules with 99mTc at Room Temperature. Nature Protocols 2007, 2: 972-978.  

9. Wang Y, Liu X, Zhang Y, Liu G, Rusckowski M, and Hnatowich DJ. Nonspecific Cellular Accumulation of 99mTc-labeled DNAs in Culture Is Influenced by Their Guanine Content. Nucl Med Biol 2007, 34: 47-54.

10. Wang Y, Liu G and Hnatowich DJ. Methods for MAG3 Conjugation and 99mTc Radiolabeling of Biomolecules. Nature Protocols 2006, 1: 1477-1480.