Cuncong Zhong Ph.D.

Primary office:
785-864-0379
ITTC, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Lab


Summary

Titles

Assistant Professor, Department of EECS/ITTC

Associated Tracks

Computational Bioengineering

Research Interests

Computational Biology

Biological big data and precision medicine

Functional non-coding RNA

Education

2013: University of Central Florida, Ph.D. in Computer Science

2009: University of Central Florida, M.S., in Computer Science

2007: Huazhong University of Science and Technology, B.S. in Computer Science and Biotechnology

Teaching

2016-Current: Department of EECS, University of Kansas, Assistant Professor

2013-2016: J. Craig Venter Institute, Post-Doctoral Fellow (Computational)

2013: Illumina Inc., Bioinformatics Intern

2012: Discrete Mathematics

2011: System Software

2011: Computer Architecture Concepts

2010: Programming in JavaScript

2009: Operating system concepts

2008: Introduction to computer information system

2008: Database concepts

2007: Introduction to programming language with C

 

Research

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology: Algorithms and data structure, machine learning, and data mining

Biological big data and precision medicine: Next generation sequence-based human metagenomics, genomics, genetics/epigenetic, transcriptomics, and oncology research

Functional non-coding RNA: Structural Biology and functional genomics

Selected Presentations

2016: School of Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS

2016: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Cuncong Zhong (latest update: September 2016) Page 4

Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2016: School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

2015: Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2015: Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

2015: International Symposium of Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA), Norfolk, VA, USA

2013: J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA

2012: IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS), Las Vegas, NV, USA

2009: Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB), Tucson, AZ, USA

Selected Awards & Honors

2015: Traveling Fellowship: International Symposium of Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA), Norfolk, VA, USA

2013: Award of Outstanding Thesis: College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida (only one selected from the entire college)

2012: Best Paper Award: IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS), Las Vegas, NV, USA (only one selected from all accepted papers of the conference)

2012: Traveling Fellowship: IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS), Las Vegas, NV, USA