Katherine Wang

Katherine Wang

Director of Upper Division Advising and Pre-Professional Programs, Undergraduate Advising and Research

Ph.D., Stanford University, Biological Sciences
B.A., Cornell University, Biological Sciences

About

Katie Wang is the Director of Upper Division Advising and Pre-Professional Programs in the office of Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR), where she is an advisor focusing on pre-health advising to Stanford undergraduates. Her advising conversations with students include academic planning for careers in pre-health fields, exploring interests, identifying goals, choosing majors, assessing academic progress, connecting with faculty, enhancing study habits and other academic skills, finding opportunities for research and service, applying for grants and fellowships, navigating university requirements and policies, and other aspects of students' academic endeavors. Katie was previously an Academic Advising Director in UAR. Prior to joining UAR in 2013, Katie was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California- San Francisco, where she used molecular, genetic, and biochemical methods to better understand how serotonin regulates fat and feeding behavior.