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Department of Computer Science Seminar
2021 Series

Application of Bioinformatics and Multiomics Sequencing on Disease Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Eric ZHANG Lu
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science
Hong Kong Baptist University

Date: July 13, 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Venue: Zoom
(The password and direct link will only be provided to registrants)


Dr. Lu (Eric) Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Before joining HKBU, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Department of Computer Science and Pathology at Stanford University, supervised by Prof. Serafim Batzoglou and Prof. Arend Sidow. He received the MPhil degree from Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong and the PhD degree in Computer Science from City University of Hong Kong in 2012 and 2016, respectively. In 2008, he received the B.Eng in Software Engineering from Tianjin University. During 2015, he was a visiting scholar in Department of Mathematics at UC Berkeley and worked with Stephen Smale. He has an interdisciplinary background in biology, statistics and computer science. His primary research interests are computational genomics, bioinformatics and machine learning. His team works specifically on developing computational tools to understand metagenome and human genome by linked-read and long-read sequencing and applying deep learning to genomics and single-cell RNA-seq data. His work has been published in several top-tier journals, such as PNAS, NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics, GigaScience, Nature Communications, Nature Genetics, Genome Biology, Bioinformatics, etc.

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