“Improving Polygenic Prediction in Ancestrally Diverse Populations” published in Nature Genetics.

In collaboration with the Ge lab,  “Improving Polygenic Prediction in Ancestrally Diverse Populations” is now published in Nature Genetics.

PRS-CSx is a novel PRS construction method which improves cross-population polygenic prediction by integrating GWAS summary statistics from multiple populations. PRS-CSx code is openly available at GitHub

 

Yu Chen joined Huang Lab as a visiting graduate student

Yu Chen joined Huang Lab as a visiting graduate student on October 25, 2021. Yu is a Ph.D. candidate with Dr. Chao Chen at Central South University.

Yu Chen received the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Semi-Finalists

Yu Chen received the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Semi-Finalists

Kai Yuan received the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Semi-Finalists

Kai Yuan received the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Semi-Finalists

Ruize Liu received the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Semi-Finalists

Ruize Liu received the ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Semi-Finalists

Mingrui Yu joined Huang Lab as a Computational Associate I

Mingrui Yu joined Huang Lab as a Computational Associate on August 16, 2021. Mingrui received his Bachelor of Science degree from University of California Santa Cruz in 2021.

 

“Analysis across Taiwan Biobank, Biobank Japan and UK Biobank identifies hundreds of novel loci for 36 quantitative traits” in reprint

We’re proud to release an exciting new GWAS resource of East Asian ancestry, made available by Taiwan Biobank, arising from a true team effort with Chia-Yen Chen, Yen-Feng Lin, Tian Ge, Anne Feng, Ryan Longchamps and many others!!

Check out our preprint.

Yan Xia joined Huang Lab as a postdoc research fellow.

Yan Xia joined Huang Lab as a postdoc research fellow on April 1, 2021. Yan completed her Ph.D. training with Dr. Chunyu Liu at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and Dr. Chao Chen at Central South University.

“Improving Polygenic Prediction in Ancestrally Diverse Populations” in preprint

In collaboration with Ge lab, the paper “Improving Polygenic Prediction in Ancestrally Diverse Populations in preprint” is now in preprint.

PRS-CSx is a novel PRS construction method which improves cross-population polygenic prediction by integrating GWAS summary statistics from multiple populations. PRS-CSx code is openly available at GitHub