Cytogenetics Faculty

Meet the Cytogenetics Faculty
Jia-Chi (Jack) Wang
Jia-Chi Jack Wang, M.D., Ph.D., FACMG, FCCMG
Director, Cytogenetics Laboratories
Dr. Jack Wang is board certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Cytogenetics and Clinical Molecular Genetics. He received his MD degree from China Medical University in Taiwan, and M.Sc. in Molecular Cytogenetics (ovarian cancer) and Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics (prostate cancer) from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He obtained his fellowship training in Clinical Cytogenetics at the B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada (2002-2004) and fellowship in Clinical Molecular Genetics at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada (2005-2008). He was hired by McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada in 2005 as the head of Cytogenetics and Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine. He was involved in teaching of different levels, including undergraduate MD program at McMaster University by using problem-based learning (PBL) format, research projects, and development and validation of new assays. He joined Quest Diagnostics at Nichols Institute in San Juan Capistrano, CA in 2011 as Senior Director of Cytogenomics. He has published 15 peer-reviewed journal papers since he joined Quest, such as in Genetics in Medicine, American Journal of Medical Genetics, European Journal of Human Genetics, and Prenatal Diagnosis. Since 2013, he has started to involve in global business for Quest Diagnostics, and in 2018 he was promoted as General Manager of Global Diagnostics Network (GDN) for North East Asia Territory, to help manage pharmaceutical companion diagnosis, clinical trials, tech transfer of mass spec for endocrine and metabolic disorders, digital pathology, artificial intelligence collaboration, dementia diagnosis and pharma services program, and infectious disease global network.