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Personal profile


  • Research Fellow (Genetic Epidemiology), Precision Medicine / Public Health Genomics, Monash University, Australia (Feb. 2020 - )

  • Research Fellow (Statistical Genetics), School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Australia (Mar. 2018 - Jan. 2020)

  • NHMRC Postdoctoral Researcher (Bioinformatics), Adelaide Medical School, University of Adelaide, Australia (Jul. 2017 - Mar. 2018)

  • Research Fellow (Bioinformatics and Biostatistics), Mind and Brain Theme, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Australia (Jul. 2014 - Jul. 2017)

  • Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (Jan. 2012 - Jul. 2014)

  • Research Associate, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (Jun. 2010 - Jan. 2012)

  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Mathematics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China (Aug. 2006 - May 2010)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Chinese University of Hong Kong

M.Sc., Zhejiang University

Research area keywords

  • Genetic epidemiology
  • Statistical genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • GWAS
  • DNA methylation
  • Polygenic risk score
  • Biostatistics
  • Cancer
  • Major depression
  • Ageing
  • Alzheimer's disease


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