Machine Learning Approaches to Deep Sequencing Analytics

Dongxiao Zhu
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
Lee Liu Hall: Howe Hall
Event Type: 

Machine Learning Approaches to Deep Sequencing Analytics 

Date/Time: April 2nd, 1:45pm 
Location: Lee Liu Hall Howe Hall

Coffee & Hors d'oeuvres at 1:15pm in the Atrium 

Research Areas: 
¬∑Data Science and Informatics 
¬∑Machine Learning 


Dongxiao Zhu is currently an Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University. From 2008 to 2011, he was an Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science, University of New Orleans. From 2006 to 2008, he worked at Stowers Institute for Medical Research as a Biostatistician. He received his Ph.D. from University of Michigan in 2006. His research interests have been in areas of bioinformatics, data science and the interface with machine learning and data mining. Dr. Zhu has published nearly 40 peer-reviewed publications and numerous book chapters and he served on several editorial boards of bioinformatics journals. Dr. Zhu's research has been supported by NIH, NSF, State of Louisiana and private agencies and he has served on multiple NIH and NSF grant review panels. Dr. Zhu has advised numerous students at undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels. 

*This Seminar is made possible as an initial part of the BCB hiring initiative in which the Department of Computer Science at Iowa State University seeks outstanding applicants for a Full Professor at the intersection of big data analytics in bioinformatics and computational biology.*