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Principal Investigator

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Kaifu Chen, Ph.D.

01/2020 ~ Present
Kaifu is currently an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Director of Computational Biology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Kaifu received undergraduate training in Biophysics at the Nankai University and Ph.D. training in Genomics (Bioinformatics) in the lab of Dr. Jun Yu at the Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He performed Bioinformatics research at his postdoctoral stage in the lab of Dr. Wei Li at the Baylor College of medicine. He then joined the Houston Methodist Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University as an Assistant Professor, and later became the Director of their Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.


Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate


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Kulandaisamy A, Ph.D.

11/2020 ~ Present
Kulandaisamy received his Ph.D. degree in Computational Biology from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and B.S. degrees in Technology (Bioinformatics) from the Bharathidasan University (India). His major expertise is in analyzing the impact of mutations on protein structure and functions, and the development of databases and bioinformatics tools in this area.







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Yanchun Zhang, Ph.D.

01/2020 ~ Present
Yanchun received his Ph.D. and B.S. degrees in Biology (Bioinformatics) from the Nanjing University (China). He has extensive experiences with Bioinformatics researches in the area of Population and pedigree based studies of genomic variations.







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Xinlei Gao, Ph.D.

01/2020 ~ Present
Xinlei received a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics from the University of Science and Technology of China. Before that, she has a Bachelor degree in Biology also in the University of Science and Technology of China. Her major research interest is the role of epigenetic regulation of transcription and translation.









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Xin Wang, Ph.D.

12/2018 ~ Present
Xin received a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia). Before that,he has a Master degree in Genomics from the Beijing Institute of Genomics in Chinese Academy of Sciences, and has a Bachelor degree in Biology in China Agricultural University. His major research interest is to understand the genetic basis of cancer and cardiovascular diseases.





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Yanqiang Li, Ph.D.

7/2018 ~ Present
Yanqiang received a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics from the Shanghai Institute for Biology Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences and a M.S. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences. His major research interest is the epigenetic regulation of transcription in normal development and diseases.








Lab Alumni

Guangyu Wang, Ph.D.

9/2017 ~ 5/2021
Guangyu received a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics from the Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. After spending four years in the lab, he became an Assistant Professor at Houston Methodist Research Institute / Cornell University Weill Cornell Medical College to build his new lab.


Shuo Zhang, Ph.D.

9/2019 ~ 09/2020
Shuo received a Ph.D. degree in Ecology and Evolutionary biology from the University of Houston. Shuo quitted when the lab moved to Harvard.


Sen Zhu, Ph.D.

5/2019 ~ 10/2020
Sen received a Ph.D. degree in Biology from the Peking (Beijing) University. Sen quitted when the lab moved to Harvard and joined industry as a data scientist.


Min Zhang, Ph.D.

8/2018 ~ 10/2020
Min received a Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology from the National Laboratory for Microscale Physical Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China. Min quitted when the lab moved to Harvard.


Yiwen Bu, Ph.D.

5/2018 ~ 04/2019
Yiwen was a PhD in Biology. After doing bioinformatics research in the lab for 1 year, she decided to persue a Master degree in Computer Sciences at Georgia Tech and later joined the Amazon.


Bo Xia, Ph.D.

11/2016 ~ 12/2019
Xia received a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Clemson University, and is a master in Computer Science at Georgia Tech. After staying in the lab for 3 years, Bo has to moved to Canada due to limitation of his Canadian Permanent Residency and later joined the Amazon.


Jie Lv, Ph.D.

11/2015 ~ 10/2020
Currently a Staff Scientist at St. Jude Children's Hospital. Jie received a Ph.D. degree in Evolutionary Biology from Rice University. Jie quitted when the lab moved to Harvard and became a Bioinformatics Research Scientist at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Dongyu Zhao, Ph.D.

10/2015 ~ 01/2021
Dongyu graduated with a PhD. in Genomics from Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. After spending five years in the lab, he became a Professor in the Beijing University (Peking University) to build his new lab.


Alin S. Tomoiaga, Ph.D.

09/2015 ~ 01/2017
After finishing postdoc training for 1.5 year in Chen lab, Alin became a tenure track Assistant Professor of Statistics at the Manhattan College. Before joining Chen lab, Alin graduated with a statistics PhD degree from Texas Tech University,


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