Zhi Xie, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Xie is a professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He also holds an appointment as Vice Director of National Institute of Health Data, Sun Yat-sen University.

Dr. Xie received two undergraduate degrees in Applied Computing and Medical Science in New Zealand and China, respectively. In 2007, he obtained his Ph.D. in Computational Systems Biology at Lincoln University, New Zealand. After three years of postdoctoral fellowship at Wilmer Institute of Johns Hopkins University, he moved to National Institutes of Health, U.S., first as a Staff Scientist and then an Investigator during 2010 to 2013. In October, 2013, he started his position at Sun Yat-sen University, leading the Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Genomics.

Research experience
2013.10 – Present     Professor in Bioinformatics and Genomics
ZhongShan Ophthalmic Center,
National Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology,, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Center for Precision Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University

2012.09 – 2013.10    Investigator
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis, National Cancer Institute, Shady Groove, MD, USA

2010.08 – 2012.09    Staff Scientist
Center for Human Immunology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

2007.09 – 2010.08    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Wilmer Institute, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

2004.02 – 2007.09    Ph.D. in Computational Systems Biology
Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand

2002.02 – 2004.01    Bachelor in Applied Computing with First Class Honours
Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand

1993.09 – 1998.07     Bachelor in Clinical Medicine
Chongqing University of Medical Science, Chongqing, China

Research interest

(1)    Regulation of Gene expression
(2)    Single cell sequencing and data analysis
(3)    Single molecule sequencing and data analysis
(4)    Deep learning in biomedicine
Scientific Service
President of Guangdong Society of Bioinformatics

    谢志,教授,临床医学以及计算机科学本科,计算系统生物学博士,中山眼科中心眼科学国家重点实验室及中山大学精准医学科学中心教授、中山大学眼科研究所副 所长、中山大学健康医疗大数据国家研究院副院长、中山大学学术委员会委员,广东省生物信息学会 理事长。2013年回国前任美国国家癌症研究院研究员。曾入选国家高层次引进人才以及广东省科 技创新领军人才。
    从事生物和医学大数据研究。发表论文46篇,影响因子约450分,引用 2500次,主持国家及省部级项目超过3000万元。


2013-至今,中山 大学、中山眼科中心、中山大学精准医学科学中心、教授


2010-2012,美国国家健康研究院正式职位科学家(Staff Scientist)



2004-2007,新西兰林肯 大学计算系统生物学博士


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