Professor, Department of Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University, USA
Yan Guo received his PhD in computer science from University of South Carolina in 2009. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences, Department of Cancer Biology department. He is also serving as the Technical Director of Bioinformatics for Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design (VANGARD). His research is focused on sequencing data analysis in cancer and development of bioinformatics methodology and analysis approaches for high dimensional genomic data.
High throughput sequencing analysis methodology development, quality control design and platform evaluation.
High dimensional meta analysis methodology (RNASeq, Exome Sequencing, GWAS, Copy Number, Microarray ).
Cancer bioinformatics research, mitochondria biomarkers for predicting cancer and recurrent cancer cases.