Complete CV (PDF), last update: October 27, 2016

Position and Affiliations


  • 07/2003-12/2006: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania.
    Advisor: Junhyong Kim.
  • 09/1998-05/2003: Ph.D., Computer Sciences, University of Texas at Austin.
    Advisor: Tandy Warnow.
    Dissertation Title: Large-Scale Phylogenetic Analysis.
  • 09/1994-06/1996: M.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University.
    Advisor: Tzi-Dar Chiueh.
  • 06/1994: B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University.

Grant Support

We are grateful for the support of our funding institutions.  The following are some major awards where my lab plays important roles in.

  • The NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (NIAGADS), NIH/NIA (U24-AG041689), 04/2017–06/202,  $7,731,763 total.  Role: PI.
  • Coordinating Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease (CGAD), NIH/NIA (U54-AG052427 ), 04/2016–02/2021, $10,801,796 total. Role: PI.  Contact MPI: Gerard Schellenberg.
  • Computational Genome-wide RNA Profiling Using Next-Generation Sequencing, NIH/NIGMS R01 (R01-GM099962), 09/2013–05/2017, $1,560,000 total.  Role: PI.
  • Consortium for Alzheimers Sequence Analysis (CASA), NIH/NIA (UF1-AG047133), 07/2013-06/2017, $12,638,607 total over four years.  Role:Core C Co-Leader.  Contact MPI: Gerard D. Schellenberg
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium, NIH/NIA U01 (U01-AG032984), 04/2009–03/2020, $4,308,755 total each year. Role:Co-PI (data management and IT), PI: Gerard Schellenberg.

I also keep a complete list of grants that support our research.


(complete list here)

Other Information

ORCID: 0000-0002-3684-0031