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Dr. WAN, Xiang 萬翔
B.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Visiting Fellow, Department of Computer Science

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Prof Wan earned a Master of Science and a PhD in computing science from the University of Alberta, Canada. He had previously worked as a post-doctoral fellow in Bioinformatics Lab at the University of British Columbia in 2007, and a research associate of the ECE department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology from November 2007 to September 2011. His work has been published in a variety of academic journals, including American Journal of Human Genetics, Nature Genetics, Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Neuroinformatics, among others.

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Health informatics
  • Statistical learning
  • High dimensional data learning
  • Cost-sensitive learning

Selected Publications

  • Xiang Wan, Can Yang, Qiang Yang, Hongyu Zhao & Weichuan Yu, The complete compositional epistasis detection in genome-wide association studies, BMC Genetics, (Impact factor: 2.48), 14:7, 2013
  • Xiang Wan, Can Yang and Weichuan Yu. Comments on 'An empirical comparison of several recent epistatic interaction detection methods', Bioinformatics (Impact factor: 4.926), 28(1):145-146, 2012.
  • Xiang Wan, Can Yang, Qiang Yang, Hong Xue, Xiaodan Fan, Nelson Tang and Weichuan Yu. BOOST: A fast approach to detecting gene-gene interactions in genome-wide case-control studies, American Journal of Human Genetics (Impact factor: 12.303), 7(3):325-340, 2010.
  • Xiang Wan, Can Yang, Qiang Yang, Hong Xue, Nelson Tang and Weichuan Yu. Detecting two-locus associations allowing for interactions in genome-wide association studies, Bioinformatics (Impact factor: 4.926), 26(20):2517-2525,2010.
  • Xiang Wan, Can Yang, Qiang Yang, Hong Xue, Nelson Tang and Weichuan Yu. Predictive rule inference for epistatic interaction detection in genome-wide association study, Bioinformatics (Impact factor: 4.926), 26(1):30-37, 2010.
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