Dr. Kang received his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Genetics at Fudan University in Shanghai, China in 1995. After completing his graduate study at Duke University in 2000, Dr. Kang joined the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center as a postdoctoral fellow to conduct research on breast cancer metastasis. Dr. Kang was appointed as an Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Princeton University in the fall of 2004. Dr. Kang's laboratory applies a multidisciplinary approach to analyze the molecular basis of cancer metastasis, which is responsible for the overwhelming majority of cancer-related fatalities. Dr. Kang's outstanding research achievements have been recognized by many prestigious awards, including an American Cancer Society Scholar Award and the 2006 Department of Defense Era of Hope Scholar Award. Dr. Kang teaches two courses in Princeton — MOL430: The Power and Peril of Cycling Cells and MOL523: Molecular Basis of Cancer. Dr. Kang also serves as a faculty adviser for the Rockefeller College and a member of admission committees of the Molecular Biology graduate program and the joint MD/PhD program of Princeton/Rutgers/UMDNJ.