Holds diverse knowledge and experience in multi-omic in silico research. Learns new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.
Omic Data Analysis Pipeline Development Database Implementation
Multi-omics Data Integration High Performance Computing Cloud Computing
Bioinformatics Analyst, 09/2013 to Current Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center – Washington, DC U54 Multi-omics Profiling of Breast Cancer Cell Lines
Managed and organized data collected from each project and core. Collaborated with chemists to optimize analysis procedure.
Annotated differentially expressed metabolites based on multiple annotation databases; prioritized list of putative metabolites for experimental validation.
Developed portals for information visualization (in-house Metabolic-Protein Interaction informative database) and analyzed networks of differentially expressed genes and metabolites.
Provided pathway enrichment for biological interpretation.
ICBI Aging Multi-omics Study
Performed integrative analysis of RNA-seq and Lipidomics data.
Supported the development and dissemination of standards-based software tools for data visualization.
Student Researcher, 07/2013 to 08/2013 Virginia Bioinformatics Institute – Blacksburg, VA CAN-zip: centroid based compression of next generation sequencing data using arithmetic encoding
Co-designed and coordinated NGS data compression project.
Collaborated with computer scientists for pipeline implementation.
Investigated and evaluated clustering algorithms to optimize compression ratio.
Graduate Research Assistant, 10/2012 to 06/2013 Protein Information Resource – Washington, DC Evolutionary Prioritization of protein post-translational modifications
Achieved designing, developing and implementing the complete pipeline and analyzed the conservation status of Post-translational Modifications among Human and other mammal orthologs.
Collected, compiled and evaluated data from various Post-translational Modifications (PTMs) databases.
Designed in-house PTMs informative databases which integrated PTMs data with Protein Ontology data.
Developed bioinformatics pipeline to automate sequence alignment based PTMs conservation status checking.
Detected potential PTMs in Human, Mouse and Rat proteins.
Designed web interface with access to database and discovered properties of non-conserved PTMs.
Master of Science: Bioinformatics, 2013 Georgetown University - Washington D C GPA 3.95/4.0
Merit-based Scholarship (2012).
Public Relation Department, Georgetown University Chinese Students and Scholars
Bachelor of Science: Bioengineering, 2012 Northwest A&F University - GPA 3.59/4.0 (Evaluated by WES)
Second Level Scholarship and Excellent Student Leader
as first debater in 3 competitions, earned highest score in 2 matches