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Jin Zhang


I am now in Department of Medicine and The Genome Institute at Washington University in St. Louis.


  1. cDNA Hybrid Capture Improves Transcriptome Analysis on Low-input and Archived Samples [link],
    Christopher R. Cabanski, Vincent Magrini, Malachi Griffith, Obi L. Griffith, Sean McGrath, Jin Zhang, Jason Walker, Amy Ly, Ryan Demeter, Winnie W. Pong, David H. Gutmann, Ramaswamy Govindan, Elaine R. Mardis, and Christopher A. Maher, The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (2014), in press.

  2. Endocrine-Therapy-Resistant ESR1 Variants Revealed by Genomic Characterization of Breast-Cancer-Derived Xenografts [link],
    Shunqiang Li,..., Jin Zhang,..., Matthew J. Ellis, Cell Reports (2013).

  3. A synchronization detection approach for identifying rare mutations underlying common disease ,
    Jiayin Wang, Xuanping Zhang, Yanqin Liu, Jin Zhang, and Yufeng Wu, 5th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (Honolulu, HI, Mar. 2013)

  4. A probabilistic method for identifying rare variants underlying complex traits [link],
    Jiayin Wang, Zhongmeng Zhao, Zhi Cao, Aiyuan Yang and Jin Zhang, BMC Genomics 14(Suppl 1):S11, 2013.

  5. An improved approach for accurate and efficient calling of structural variations with low-coverage sequence data [link],
    Jin Zhang Jiayin Wang and Yufeng Wu, BMC Bioinformatics, 13(Suppl 6):S6, 2012.

    Part of the paper has been presented at Second Annual RECOMB Satellite Workshop on Massively Parallel Sequencing (Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2012)

  6. SVseq: an approach for detecting exact breakpoints of deletions with low-coverage sequence data [link],
    Jin Zhang and Yufeng Wu, Bioinformatics, 27(23), 3228-3234, 2011.

  7. Identifying Interacting SNPs with Parallel Fish-Agent based Logic Regression [link],
    Jiayin Wang, Jin Zhang and Yufeng Wu, Proceedings of 1st IEEE International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences, 2011. (Orlando, FL, Feb. 2011)

  8. Haplotype Inference from Short Sequence Reads Using a Population Genealogical History Model [link],
    Jin Zhang and Yufeng Wu, in proceedings of Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing: 288-299, 2011. (Big Island, HI, Jan. 2011)

Graduate PreDoctoral Fellowship, Computer Science & Engineering Department, UConn, 2012

Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, UConn, Spring 2012

RECOMB 2012 Travel Fellowship

ISBRA 2011 Travel Fellowship

PSB 2011 NIH travel award

Graduate PreDoctoral Fellowship, Computer Science & Engineering Department, UConn, 2009