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Dr. Jianjun Hu

Principal Investigator Tel:803-777-7304
Dr. Hu is interested in integrative functional genomics and especially integrative analysis of microarray data, DNA and protein motif discovery, gene expression regulation. He got his Ph.D. in Computer Science in the area of machine learning and particularly evolutionary computation at the Genetic Algorithm Research and Application Group (GARAGe) of Michigan State University. He is also interested in sustainable evolutionary algorithms and computationaldesign synthesis. He has worked on the DNA motif discovery problem as Postdoc at Kihara Bioinformatics Lab, Purdue University and microarray analysis at the Computational Molecular Biology Division at the University of Southern California (another USC)
Zheng Xiong

PhD Student (since 2014/9)
Zheng Xiong was graduated from Beijing University of Post and Communication. His research interests include machine learning, data mining and Material informatics. He is now working on phase mapping analysis of XRD data
Zhonghao Liu

PhD Student (since 2013/01)
Zhonghao was graduated from Sichuan University, China. His researchinterests include machine learning, data mining and bioinformatics. He is now working on sorting signal prediction
Yuxin Cui

PhD Student (from Fall 2014)
Yuxin was graduated from Harbin Institute of Tech (Shenzhen graduate school). His research interest is breast cancer image analysis
Alierza Nasiri

PhD Student (from Fall 2017)
Ali was graduated from Isfahan University of Technology in Iran with B.S. in Computer Science. He was a master student for 2 years at Marmara University in Turkey. His research interests include deep learning, machine learning, audio and speech signal processing
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Sumith Kuttiyil Suresh

Master Student (from 2017-9)
Sumith was graduated from India Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, India. He is now Master student in computer science. His research interests include deep learningand machine learning and their application in audio and speech etc.
Jing Jin

PhD Student (from Fall 2018)
Jing Jin was graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with M.S in industrial Engineering. She also earned the B.S degree in Mathematics in Zhejiang University. Her research interests include machine learning, deep learning and bioinformatics.
Yong Zhao

PhD Student (from Fall 2018)
Yong was graduated from Qingdao University of Technology with Master in Control Engineering and he was a PhD student in New Jersey Institute of Technology for 2 years. His interests include deep learning, machine learning, NLP and material informatics. Currently, he is working on materials properties prediction and discovery..
Fei Liu

Visiting Scholar (from 2018-5)
Dr. Liu is associate professor of mechanical engineering from Guizhou University, China. He received his Ph.D. from Najing University of Posts and Telecommunications. His research focuses on machine learning and robotics. He is now working on the robot vision, grasp planning, and indoor localization for industrial robots.
Steph-Y. Loius

PhD Student (from Fall 2018)
Steph-Yves Louis graduated with a M.S.P.H degree from the Department of Biostatistics at the University of South Carolina in 2018. He also earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Belmont Abbey College. His research interests include machine learning, deep learning, and Bioinformatics. His research interests include machine learning, deep learning and bioinformatics.
Collaborators

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Prof. Qi WANG

Collaborator
Prof.
USC Department of Mathematic, Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute
Modeling and Computation of Active Matter and Complex Biological Systems.
Dr. Jason Hattrick-Simpers

Collaborator
Associate Prof.
USC Department of Chemical Engineering
Dr. Hattrick's interest is on Highthroughput Experimental and computational material discovery.
Dr. Xiaoming Li

Prof.
USC School of Public health
Dr. Li's interest is on Healthcare Quality, HIV prevention..
Dr. Qian WANG

Prof.
USC Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Dr. Wang's interest is on build three-dimensional programmable scaffolds that mimic the native extracellular matrices and can be used to probe the cellular activities.
Dr. Beth Krizek

Collaborator
Associate Prof.
USC biology
Dr. Phillip Buckhaults

Collaborator
Asst. Prof.
USC School of Medicine
Colon Cancer Center
Dr. Buckhaults' interest is on elucidating molecular events associated with the progression of colon cancer, with particular focus on changes in gene expression that occur during transitions between stages of significantly different probabilities of good clinical outcome
Dr. Hexin Chen

Collaborator
Asst. Prof.
USC
Biology
Current collaboration project is on "Identification of novel biomarkers for breast cancer stem cells", funded by Elsa U. Pardee foundation.
Dr. Campbell McInnes

Collaborator
Asst. Prof.
USC
Pharmacy
Dr. McInnes's expertise includes Virtual Screening Strategies in Drug Discovery.
Lisa Bain

Collaborator
Asso. Prof.
Clemson
Biology