Jing-Ke Weng named Inaugural Director of the new Institute for Plant-Human Interface at Northeastern
We are excited to announce that Jing-Ke Weng has been appointed as a Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the College of Science, and of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering at Northeastern University, effective July 3, 2023. Our laboratory will complete its relocation to the new EXP building on Northeastern’s Boston campus later in 2023. Meanwhile, Jing-Ke Weng will assume the role as the Inaugural Director tasked with building the brand-new Institute for Plant-Human Interface (IPHI) from the ground up. The mission of IPHI is to deepen our understanding of plant biology and the plant-human interactions that significantly influence human health and sustainability on Earth. IPHI is committed to devising sustainable strategies that benefit both plants and humans, and to fostering the development of future scientists and engineers in this critical field.
What’s in traditional Chinese herbal medicine, and do its prescriptions work? Scientists are untangling the chemical secrets of ancient recipes. An article by Shi En Kim on C&EN featuring Weng Lab research.