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

“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

 

Qidi Feng joined Huang Lab and Ge Lab as a joint postdoc research fellow in November, 2020

Qidi Feng joined Huang Lab and Ge Lab as a joint postdoc research fellow in November, 2020. Qidi completed her Ph.D. training with Dr. Shuhua Xu at CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology and her first postdoc traning with Dr. Xiang Zhou at University of Michigan.

Hailiang Huang was elected as the Early Career Board of Directors, International Society of Psychiatric Genetics

Hailiang Huang was elected as the Early Career Board of Directors, International Society of Psychiatric Genetics

Kai Yuan joined Huang Lab as a postdoc research fellow.

Kai Yuan joined Huang Lab as a postdoc research fellow in January, 2020. Kai completed his Ph.D. training with Shuhua Xu at CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology.

Huang Lab publishes “Comparative genetic architectures of schizophrenia in East Asian and European populations” in Nature Genetics

Huang Lab publishes “Comparative genetic architectures of schizophrenia in East Asian and European populations” in Nature Genetics