Junwen Wang obtained his M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and his Ph.D. degree in biological science from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and the Centre for Genomic Sciences, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was a Staff Scientist at the Core Genotype Facility of the National Cancer Institute, MD, USA, and a Postdoc Fellow at the Penn Center for Bioinformatics, University of Pennsylvania. His major research areas are bioinformatics, computational genomics, and systems biology. He is currently focusing on next-generation sequencing, cancer genomics, and gene regulatory networks. Wang has published dozens of peer-reviewed papers in leading journals such as Nature Genetics, Circulation, NAR, and Bioinformatics and is a frequent reviewer of these journals. He was a recipient of the Claire L. and Egtvedt S. Fellowship (for his Ph.D. study) and the NRSA Fellowship (for his M.S. study).
Biography Updated on 4 November 2012