Research Assistant Professor
2017.2.13 -- present, PhD in Bioengineering, HKUST
Quanhua MU is a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. He received his Bachelor's and Master's degree from Nankai University in 2013 and 2016, respectively. He then joined the Wang lab in Feb 2017 as a PhD student, working on finding novel drivers and potential drug targets in gliomas. In August 2020 he obtained his Ph.D. degree, and continued to working in the lab, focusing on developing novel bioinformatics and computational tools to track glioma evolution.
2021. -- present, B.S. in Biochemistry, HKUST
Life Science Technical officer, Mr. Rickie LEUNG, has joined WANG Lab since 2021. He served as technical support and liaison person for both dry lab and wet lab.
2020.9.29 -- present, PhD in Computer Science, HKPolyU;
PhD in Control Science and Engineering, Tongji University
Yumeng GUO is a Post-doctoral Fellow working in the Wang Lab. He received his Bachelor and Ph.D. degree from Tongji University in 2013 and 2019, respectively. In June 2021 he obtained his Joint Ph.D degree from Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He joined the Wang lab in Sep 2020 as a Post-doctoral Fellow, working on whole slide image (WSI) classification task with novel machine learning methods and deep learning techniques.
2022.12.2 -- present, PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Harbin Medical University
Zheng Zhao is a Post-doctoral Fellow working in the Wang Lab. He received his Bachelor and Ph.D. degree from Harbin Medical University in 2011 and 2016, respectively. During 2016 to 2022, he worked at the Beijing Neurosurgical Institute, working on establishing the molecular classification of gliomas and developing biomedical databases. He joined the Wang lab in December 2022 as a Post-doctoral Fellow, working on exploring tumor immune microenvironment and heterogeneity.
2019.8.15 -- present, PhD in Bioengineering, HKUST
Yingxi YANG is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. She obtained her Bachelor's and Master's degree at University of Science and Technology Beijing. In September 2019, she joined the Wang lab and finished her Ph.D. in July 2023. Her current research focuses on the identification of novel biomarkers within vascular malformations.
2021.7.2 -- present, PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Shandong University
Haixia SHANG is a Post-doctoral Fellow working in the Wang Lab. She received her Bachelor's degree from Shandong University in 2016. Then, she continued to pursue a master degree in Shandong University with guide of Professor Shoushui Wei, her research focuses on developing methods for identifying feature points and classifying wave morphology of biomedical signal, especially ECG signals. In 2018, she transferred into a Phd candidate, and started to pursue a doctor degree in Shandong University with guide of Professor Zhi-ping Liu, her research focuses on developing computational methods especially network-based methods for identifying disease genes or biomarkers of complex diseases. In June 2021, she obtained her Ph.D. degree, and joined in Wang Lab, now her research focuses on developing novel bioinformatics and computational tools to track glioma evolution.
2022.8.1 -- present, PhD in Computer Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hui WANG is a Post-doctoral Fellow working in the Wang Lab. He received his Bachelor degree from University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2017. Then he continued pursue a Ph.D. degree in Institute of Computing Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2022. During his Ph.D. training, he focuses on the structural identification algorithm of glycan using mass spectrometry. In August 2022, he obtained his Ph.D. degree, and joined the Wang lab as a Post-doctoral Fellow, working on the mass spectrometry analysis of glioma.
2023.11.01 -- present, PhD in Neurosurgery, Capital Medical University
Zheng WANG is a Post-doctoral Fellow working in the Wang Lab. He received his Bachelor and Ph.D. degree from Capital Medical University in 2012 and 2018, respectively. He has been working as a neurosurgeon since Aug 2018 in Beijing Tiantan Hospital. Since 2012, under the guidance of Professor Tao JIANG, he has been focusing on precision medicine of glioma. He joined the Wang lab in Nov 2023 as a Post-doctoral Fellow, working on the developing and relapsing mechanism of glioma.
2023.11.13 -- present, PhD in Mechanical Engineering, SJTU
Yunqing LIU is a Post-doctoral Fellow working in the Wang Lab. He earned his bachelor's degree from Shandong University in 2018 and subsequently obtained his doctoral studies under Professor Chengliang LIU at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2023. His PhD research centered on the intelligent diagnosis of electrocardiograms, focusing specifically on the development of efficient and streamlined models for this application.
PhD Student, HKPFS Awardee
2019.8.15 -- present, M.S. in computational biology, SJTU
Dong SONG is a PhD student in Professor Jiguang WANG's group. He obtained his bachelor's degree in bioinformatics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University(SJTU) in 2016, during which he focused on computational chemistry and structural biology. He proceeded with his M.S. study in Professor Haifeng CHEN's lab at SJTU. His M.S. thesis is focused on precise protein force fields developing, in which he built 3 novel well-performed force fields. His current research interest is mechanism revealing of cancer and functional prediction of ncRNA.
2020.9.15 -- present, M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SCUT
Zongchao MO is a PhD student in Professor Jiguang WANG's group. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Biotechnology and Master degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at South China University of Technology (SCUT) in 2017 and 2020, respectively. He is also a member of joint program held by BGI and SCUT during 2016-2020.
PhD Student (Co-advisor: Dr. Quanhua MU), HKPFS Awardee
2020.8.15 -- present, MPhil in Life Science, HKUST
Jiabao LI is a PhD student at Prof. Wang's Lab. He received his Bachelor's degree in Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, where he studied the Honors Science Program in Chemical Biology. In his undergraduate cometitions and scientific training, he devoted himself to chemistry, biology, and math models. In his MPhil studies in HKUST, he concentrated on computational biology and studied the mathematical models and bioinformatic analysis of brain tumor. Currently, he is interested in the data mining and mathematical models for brain tumor cells by the computational methods and experimental data.
PhD Student (Co-advisor: Prof. Can YANG)
2020.9. -- present, M.P.H. in Biostatistics, Yale University
Xiaomeng ZHANG is a PhD Student in Professor Jiguang WANG's group. She obtained her bachelor's degree in bioinformatics at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in 2019 and her Master of Public Health degree in biostatistics at Yale University in 2020. Then she was admitted into Department of Date Science and Analytics in Information Hub of HKUST (Guangzhou). Her current research interest is bioinformatical analysis of alternative splicing related to tumor recurrence.
PhD Student, HKPFS Awardee
2020.8.15 -- present, B.S. in Biology, Nanjing University
Jihong TANG is a Ph.D. student in Life Science (Scientific Computation Concentration) at the Wang Lab. He received his Bachelor's degree from Nanjing University, China. After graduated from Kuang Yaming Honors School in 2020, he worked as a research assistant in Prof. Jianqun CHEN's Lab in the School of Life Science at Nanjing University. He focused on the computational identification of Type II Diabetes-related epigenomic biomarkers during his career at Nanjing University. His current research interest is on brain tumors related computational methods development and analysis.
PhD Student (Co-advisor: Prof. Yusong GUO)
2022.1. -- present, M.S. in Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Mengli YAN joined the Wang lab as a PhD student in life science in 2022. Mengli got her Bachelor's degree of science in Medical Laboratory Technology (Pathological Laboratory Technology) at Harbin Medical University in 2017 and then obtained her Mater's Degree of Medicine on Pathology and Pathophysiology at Peking Union Medical College Hospital in 2020. After that, she worked as a research assistant in School of Pharmaceutical sciences, Tsinghua University as a research assistant in Dr.Haidong Tang's lab, mainly worked on treatment of hepatitis B virus infection. Her current research interest is on using both wet lab methods and bioinformatic methods to solve clinical problems, especially about cancers.
PhD Student (Co-advisor: Prof. Hao CHEN), Red Bird Awardee
2022.8.15 -- present, B.Eng in Computer and Data Engineering, HKCityU
Yuyan RUAN is a Ph.D. student in bioengineering (scientific computation concentration) at the Wang Lab. She received her bachelor's degree from City University of Hong Kong. She worked on medical image super-resolution supervised by Dr. Yuan Yixuan and Dr. Chen Hao as an FYP student. In her Ph.D. study, she will explore multimodal deep learning models for brain tumor analysis.
PhD Student, Red Bird Awardee
2022.8.15 -- present, B.S. in Mathematics, China university of Petroleum (Beijing)
Zhi HUANG is a Ph.D. student in bioengineering (scientific computation concentration) at the Wang Lab. He received his bachelor's degree from China University of Petroleum(Beijing). His current research interest is on drug combination prediction using multi-omics data.
PhD Student (Co-advisor: Prof. Hao CHEN)
2023.8.15 -- present, M.S. in Big Data Technology, HKUST
Minghao WANG is a Ph.D. student in bioengineering (scientific computation concentration) at the Wang Lab. He completed his bachelor's degree at Southeast University in 2022. He obtained his Master's degree in Big Data Technology from HKUST in 2023. Currently, his research interests include the application of biological foundation models, medical computer vision, and trustworthy machine learning.
MPhil student, Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP) Awardee
2023.1.16 -- present, B.Eng in Bioengineering, HKUST
Jooran LEE is an MPhil student at the Wang lab who has completed undergraduate study in the HKUST. She majored in Bioengineering and had several research experiences in the field of cancer genomics. She has a research experience in Wang's lab during her undergraduate study and completed her final year thesis in Wang's lab. Her research focus is a computational biology on investigating roles of non-coding genomes in brain cancer.
2023.6. -- present, M.S. in Biotechnology, HKUST
Qi AN is currently a MPhil student in Life Science at the Wang Lab. She completed her bachelor's degree at the University of Melbourne in 2020, where her studies revolved around investigating host immune responses to microbes. She then obtained a master's degree in Biotechnology at HKUST in 2023. Her research interests lie in unravelling the mechanism of driver genes for rare tumours by combining wet lab experimentation with bioinformatics methods.
MPhil student (Primary advisor: Prof. Qinglu ZENG)
2023.9.4 -- present, B.Eng in Biomedical Engineering, Peking University
Can NI is a 1st-year Mphil student in OCES, under supervision of Prof. Qinglu ZENG and Prof. Jiguang WANG. Her previous research mainly focused on the genomic characteristics and microbial interactions of pathogenic bacteria in the environment and human gut. Currently she works on the genomic analysis of marine bacteria and phages.
PhD student (Primary advisor: Prof. Kun SUN)
2023.9.4 -- present, M.S. in Biotechnology, HKUST
Mengqi YANG is a Ph.D. student in Life Science (joint program with Shen Zhen Bay Lab, Professor Kun SUN) at Wang Lab. She completed her bachelor's degree at Jinan University in 2019, where her research included neurotoxicology. She got her Master's degree in Biotechnology from HKUST in 2020. She worked as a research assistant in Prof. Kun SUN lab between 2021 to 2023. Currently, her research interests include non-invasive diagnosis and cancer metastasis mechanism exploration combined with bioinformatic methods for cancers.
2023.10.24 -- present, M.S. in Biotechnology, HKUST
Fufang Qiu is a visiting student in Jiguang Wang's Lab. She obtained her Master degree majoring in Biotechnology at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She obtained her Bachelor of Medical Science in the Wenzhou Medical University in 2011. After graduated, she worked as a doctor at the pathological department in the People’s Hospital of Fenghua for 7 years. She joined Wang's Lab in 2018 fall as a research assistant, where she accomplished a research on tumor purity from histological images and cooperated with other member in studies on classifying the subtype of lung cancer using deep learning, and processing and labelling necrosis region in glioma in in histological images.