Jing-Ke Weng, Ph.D.

Institute for Plant-Human Interface
Northeastern University
815 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02120


Join Us


Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education and research. The University’s Postdoctoral Research Program, in conjunction with the Institute for Plant-Human Interface and my own laboratory, provides a supportive, comprehensive, and personalized environment for training and mentoring. This encompasses building scientific skills, setting and achieving goals, as well as career development. We welcome highly motivated individuals with training in molecular genetics, biochemistry, chemistry, plant biology, and structural biology to join us. For additional information about ongoing research projects, please send inquire to Jing-Ke Weng. CV and names of three referees are required.

Graduate Students

We welcome prospective graduate students who are interested in the fields of plant biology, natural product biochemistry, synthetic biology, drug discovery, and sustainable bioengineering to visit, rotate, and consider joining our lab. Our laboratory offers an exceptional environment for mentorship and career development, fostering both personal growth and academic advancement. For additional information about ongoing research projects, please send inquiries to Jing-Ke Weng.


We warmly invite dedicated undergraduate students interested in advancing their academic journey through research to consider joining our lab. We provide a highly supportive lab environment for undergraduate researchers to delve into the fascinating realms of plant biology, chemical biology, synthetic biology, and sustainable bioengineering, and contribute to ground-breaking research. We encourage you to reach out, learn more about our work, and explore how your unique skills and perspectives can enrich our scientific endeavors.