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 DNAtrium, an exhibition space dedicated to the exploration of the human genome. His 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 is also a founder of ClearScience, an elected board member of the Association of Medical Illustrators, a member of the advisory board for Science for the Public and a co-chair for the Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI) workshop series.