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Jian Zhou, PhD


Assistant Professor, Informatics

Lupe Murchison Foundation Scholar in Medical Research


Since November 2019, Jian Zhou has been appointed as Assistant Professor in the Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics. He is a Lupe Murchison Foundation Scholar in Medical Research and is a Scholar of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Prior to joining UTSW, he was a Flatiron Research Fellow at the Center of Computational Biology at Flatiron Institute, New York. He received his B.S. in Biological Sciences from Peking University and Ph.D. in Quantitative and Computational Biology from Princeton University.

The Zhou lab works at the intersection of machine learning and genomics. The lab develops computational methods to improve our understanding of genome-based regulation and the genetic basis of human health and diseases.  Advancing machine learning and AI methods for science, especially genomics is a long-term goal of the lab. Visit the lab website for more details UT Southwestern)

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