Wei Wang, PhD

Wei Wang, PhD

Professor, Department of Computer Science



Scientific Interests

Dr. Wei Wang's expertise is in the areas of bioinformatics, big data analytics, data mining, and databases, with a focus on designing efficient algorithms for representing and discovering complex patterns in large-scale, high-dimensional biological data. Wang led the Intelligent Data Exploratory and Analysis Lab at UCLA.

Highlighted Publications

Zhang X, Huang S, Sun W, Wang W. Rapid and robust resampling-based multiple-testing correction with application in a genome-wide expression quantitative trait loci study. Genetics. 2012 Apr;190(4):1511-20. doi: 10.1534/genetics.111.137737. Epub 2012 Jan 31.

Szatkiewicz JP, Wang W, Sullivan PF, Wang W, Sun W. Improving detection of copy-number variation by simultaneous bias correction and read-depth segmentation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Feb 1;41(3):1519-32. doi: 10.1093/nar/gks1363. Epub 2012 Dec 28.

Liu EY, Li M, Wang W, Li Y. MaCH-admix: genotype imputation for admixed populations. Genet Epidemiol. 2013 Jan;37(1):25-37. doi: 10.1002/gepi.21690. Epub 2012 Oct 16.

Xia K, Shabalin AA, Huang S, Madar V, Zhou YH, Wang W, Zou F, Sun W, Sullivan PF, Wright FA. seeQTL: a searchable database for human eQTLs. Bioinformatics. 2012 Feb 1;28(3):451-2. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr678. Epub 2011 Dec 13.