Postdoctoral Position on GWAS, high-dimensional data mining, meta-analysis is avaliable.



Short Biography

Dr. Wan earned a Master of Science and a Ph.D. 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.


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Research Interests

Bioinformatics, Statistical learning, High dimensional data mining, Heuristic search, Cost-sensitive learning, Health informatics


News and Announcements

Estimating the sample mean and standard deviation from the sample size, median, range and/or interquartile range. Xiang Wan, Wenqian Wang, Jiming Liu and Tiejun Tong (2014) BMC Medical Research Methodology, 14: 135. [Highly accessed paper since its publication] Excel worksheet for estimation