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Wei Wang, Ph.D.
Wei Wang, Ph.D.


Professor, Department of Computer Science
Member, JCCC Gene Regulation Program Area

Contact Information:

(310) 794-0009

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. Wei Wang’s expertise is in the areas of bioinformatics, big data analytics, data mining, and databases, with a focus on designing efficient algorithms for representing and discovering complex patterns in large-scale, high-dimensional biological data. Wang led the Intelligent Data Exploratory and Analysis Lab at UCLA.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Zhang X, Huang S, Sun W, Wang W. Rapid and robust resampling-based multiple-testing correction with application in a genome-wide expression quantitative trait loci study. Genetics. 2012 Apr;190(4):1511-20. doi: 10.1534/genetics.111.137737. Epub 2012 Jan 31.

Szatkiewicz JP, Wang W, Sullivan PF, Wang W, Sun W. Improving detection of copy-number variation by simultaneous bias correction and read-depth segmentation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Feb 1;41(3):1519-32. doi: 10.1093/nar/gks1363. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

Liu EY, Li M, Wang W, Li Y. MaCH-admix: genotype imputation for admixed populations. Genet Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;37(1):25-37. doi: 10.1002/gepi.21690. Epub 2012 Oct 16.

Xia K, Shabalin AA, Huang S, Madar V, Zhou YH, Wang W, Zou F, Sun W, Sullivan PF, Wright FA. seeQTL: a searchable database for human eQTLs. Bioinformatics. 2012 Feb 1;28(3):451-2. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr678. Epub 2011 Dec 13.