Ph.D. in Medical Information Sciences (now called Biomedical Informatics), Stanford University, 1994-2000
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 1993-1994
Undergraduate in Radio Electronics (now called Electrical Engineering and Information Systems), University of Science and Technology of China 1989-1993
2004- Professor, Director, Center for Bioinformatics, Peking University; Associate Director, National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering, Beijing, China
2011- Investigator, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China
2002-2004 Consulting Assistant Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics), Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
2001-2003 Co-founder, Chief Scientific Officer, Nexus Genomics, Inc., Mountain View, California, USA
Professional Services and Honors
Member of the Board of Directors, International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB) 2010-2013
(selected by worldwide election by members of ISCB, the largest international society for bioinformatics and computational biology with members in over 70 countries.)
Member of the Public Library of Science (PLoS) International Advisor Group 2009-
Methods in Bioinformatics
MOOC - Bioinformatics: Introduction and Methods
Develop new bioinformatics algorithms and tools for Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis.
Identify and analyze of genomic mosaicism in non-cancer diseases and healthy individuals.
Study the genetic causes of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) by the establishment of a large national cohort, phenotyping and subtyping, and Next-Generation Sequencing.