Lead Investigator Bio

Wu Laboratory
Ning Wu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Metabolism and Nutritional Programming

Areas of expertise: Metabolism, diabetes, cell signaling, cancer, protein structure


Dr. Ning Wu received her Ph.D. in the Department of Biochemistry from the University of Toronto in 2002. She then served as a research associate at The Scripps Research Institute in the Department of Chemistry. In 2004, Dr. Wu joined the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, as a research fellow where the primary lab focus was to understand the signaling pathways that regulate normal mammalian cell growth and the defects that cause cell transformation. Dr. Wu joined Van Andel Institute in 2013 as an assistant professor in the Center for Cancer and Cell Biology.