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Wei Jiang, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Biostatistics

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Wei Jiang, PhD



Dr Wei Jiang received his PhD in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research interests lie in the fields of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics. His current research focus on developing computational and statistical methods for analyzing data from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to explore genetic mechanism of human diseases. His works were published in AJHG, PLoS Genetics, Briefings in Bioinformatics, Bioinformatics etc, and the paper for designing replication studies of GWAS received the Best Paper Award in Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC) 2016 held in San Francisco, US.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Electronic and Computer Engineering (2016)
  • BSc
    Tsinghua University, Automation (2011)

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