Rui Zhang, PhD

Rui Zhang is a postdoctoral fellow in the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, advised by Dr. Hailiang Huang and Dr. Tian Ge. She earned her Ph.D. in Computational Biology from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Rui’s research focuses on developing novel statistical genetics and computational methods for human genetics research, with a special focus on methods for admixed populations. She also actively applies computational methods on large-scale genomics dataset to investigate the genetic basis of human complex disorders and traits, with a special focus on psychiatric disorders, autoimmune disorders and the Asian populations.