Meet Bang Wong

Bang Wong is the Creative Director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. At the Broad he led the design and development of the very popular DNAtrium, an exhibition space dedicated to the exploration of the human genome, and the fascinating DataStream display at the Broad. His illustrations have appeared in all the major biomedical journals and in programs such as Nova Now.

Bang Wong presented a lecture for SftPublic on Dec 11, 2012 See What I Mean? Visualizing in Science


Bang Wong's work focuses on developing visual strategies to meet the analytical challenges posed by the unprecedented scale, resolution, and variety of data in biomedical research. He also writes a monthly column for Nature Methods that deals with the fundamental aspects of visual presentation. Bang Wong holds a Masters degree in Immunology and a Masters degree in Medical Illustration, both from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the founder of ClearScience, board member of Association of Medical Illustrators, board member, Science for the Public, co-chair for the Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI) workshop series

The DNAtrium at the Broad Institute
Wong's visualizations for Nova Science Now
Bang Wong's Genome Sequencing Video
Five Questions for Bang Wong at the Broad
article on Bang Wong in Nature Medicine
Bang Wong's IEEE presentation