yiben wang

Yiben Wang, Ph.D.

Assistant Lecturer, Chemistry


Decary Hall 308
Biddeford Campus
On campus

Dr. Wang is part of the general chemistry and biochemistry instructional group, teaching both the lab and lecture. As an instructor, Dr. Wang's goal is to foster the development of his students' critical thinking skills so that they can become self-reliant learners. He also strives to connect chemistry to real world examples for the students in order to inspire them to understand and question all of the chemistry that occurs around them. 



Ph.D., Chemistry
University of Delaware
B.S., Chemistry
Virginia Commonwealth University


Selected publications

Post-synthetic modification of bacterial peptidoglycan using bioorthogonal N-acetylcysteamine analogs and peptidoglycan O-acetyltransferase B

Yiben Wang, Klare M. Lazor, Kristen Elizabeth DeMeester, Hai Liang, Tyler K. Heiss, and Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes Journal of the American Chemical Society Just Accepted Manuscript

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06820

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