Lab News

2022.4.26. Dr. Wang receives the 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovator Award from the Provost’s Office at NC State University.

2022.4.13. Welcome Kayla Holloway to join our lab for her 2nd term rotation as an undergraduate researcher in the ASSURE Program!

2022.4.8. Dr. Wang receives two three-year grants from N.C. Agricultural Foundation, Inc. to study the new peptides to improve the uniformity of piglets at birth as well as strategies to reduce early pregnancy losses of sows under heat stress.

2022.4.8. Congratulations to Bangmin for winning 1st Place at the Ph.D. level of the 2022 Annual Animal Science Research Poster Session. His poster presentation is entitled “Functional roles of adrenomedullin in conceptus development during the peri-implantation period of pregnancy in pigs”. Maggie, and Sudikshya have also presented their Ph.D. work. Well done!

2022.4.6. Congratulations to Maggie for representing Animal Science at the 15th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium, held in the Jane S. McKimmon Center.

2022.3.7. Welcome Mariam Giurgis to join our lab for her 1st term rotation as an undergraduate researcher in the ASSURE Program!

2022.3.5.   Bangmin, and Maggie have successfully presented their poster presentation in the Triangle Consortium for Reproductive Biology (TCRB) 30th Annual Meeting, ECU, Greenville, NC. Well done!

2022.1.31. Kudos! Congratulations to Regan Mitchem for being accepted into the Food Animal Scholars program!

2022.1.3. Welcome Jordan G. Port to join our lab as an undergraduate researcher!

2022.1.1. Dr. Wang receives the USDA-AFRI Competitive Grant to study the functional role of adrenomedullin in the elongation of porcine conceptuses.


2021.12.13~18.  Bangmin, and Maggie have presented their poster/platform presentations at The 54th SSR Annual Meeting, St Louis, MO.

2021.12.10. Congratulations to Bangmin for winning the 2022 McDaniel Graduate Student Travel Award for Research!

2021.9.6. Welcome River Price to join our lab as an undergraduate researcher!

2021.8.13.  Maggie, Bangmin, and Sudikshya have presented their poster presentations at the CMI’s Annual Research & Innovation Summit at McKimmon Conference & Training Center. Nice work!

2021.7.16.   Bangmin and Sudikshya have successfully presented their virtual poster/platform presentations at the 2021 ASAS-CSAS-SSASAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show held in Louisville, Kentucky. Well done!

2021.5.28.    Our paper entitled “Temporal and spatial expression of adrenomedullin and its receptors in the porcine uterus and peri-implantation conceptuses” is now accepted by Biology of Reproduction. Congratulations to Sudikshya!

2021.5.17. Congratulations to Maggie and Sudikshya for winning the 2020 Animal Science Ph.D. Graduate Student Teaching Award, and the 2020 McDaniel/Wilk Graduate Student Travel Award, respectively!

2021.5.5.     Our review article entitled “Amino Acids in Cell Signaling: Regulation and Function” is now accepted by Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.

2021.4.30.   Kudos! Congratulations to Maggie Cummings for winning the first place award in the 2021 Annual Animal Science Research Poster Session in the Ph.D. graduate student category.

2021.3.15.   Dr. Wang gets a one-year Pilot Grant from the Center for Human Health and the Environment, with a focus on uterine-specific enhancers and transcription machinery for leukemia inhibitory factor.

2021.2.26.   Bangmin, Sudikshya, and Maggie have successfully presented their virtual poster/platform presentations in the Triangle Consortium for Reproductive Biology (TCRB) 29th Annual Meeting. Well done!

2021.1.1.      Welcome Dr. Aymen Elzawam to join our lab as the Lab Manager/Research Technician!


2020.12.21.  Dr. Wang obtains a one-year Research and Innovation Seed Funding (RISF) award from North Carolina State University to study porcine uterine capacity by in vivo gene editing.

2020.9.30. Welcome Regan Mitchem to join our lab as an undergraduate researcher!

2020.7.10.    Sudikshya and Bangmin give their first virtual poster presentations at  The 53rd SSR Annual Meeting.

2020.6.16.   Dr. Wang receives the Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at NCSU.

2020.5.15.   Congratulations to Sudikshya Paudel for receiving the 2020 Animal Science M.S. Graduate Student Research Award!

2020.1.3. Dr. Wang, as a co-PI, receives USDA-AFRI Competitive Grant (PI: Dr. J.E. Gadsby) to study TNF-alpha production by corpus luteum (CL) macrophages and its control by progesterone in the porcine CL


2019.11  Welcome Nicholas H. Cournoyer and Madelaine C. Kuwada to join our lab as undergraduate volunteers!

2019.9    Welcome Jacoby C. Clark to join our lab as an undergraduate volunteer!

2019.8    Welcome Bangmin Liu and Magdalina J. Cummings to join our lab as Ph.D. students!

2019.6    Dr. Wang gives a talk at  The 22nd Annual Frontiers in Reproduction Symposium on genome editing for uterine-specific enhancer of IHH expression. Great symposium for discussing science and meeting with old friends!

2019.5.   Congratulations to Bangmin Liu and Magdalina J. Cummings to get admission to the NCSU graduate program as Ph.D. students, we look forward to your arrival.


2018.11   Our paper entitled “FOXO1 regulates uterine epithelial integrity and progesterone receptor expression critical for embryo implantation” is now online in PLoS Genetics.

2018.10   Our paper entitled “SOX17 regulates uterine epithelial-stromal cross-talk acting via a distal enhancer upstream of Ihh” is now online in Nature Communications.

2018.9     Welcome Sudikshya Paudel to join us as a Graduate Student!

2018.8     Dr. Xiaoqiu Wang moved to North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC.   Wang Lab opened on August 16, 2018.

2018.5     Congratulations to Sudikshya Paudel to get admission to the NCSU graduate program, we look forward to your arrival!