Complete CV (PDF), last update: May 19, 2019.

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), 04/2017–06/2022,  $8,977,347 total for Years 6-10.  Role: PI.
  • Coordinating Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer’s Disease (CGAD), NIH/NIA (U54-AG052427 ), 04/2016–02/2021, $12,421,114 total. Role: MPI.  Contact MPI: Gerard 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.
  • Impact of coding and non-coding variation in progressive supranuclear palsy, NIH/NINDS U01 (UG3-NS104095), 09/2017–07/2022, $5,403,697 total. Role:MPI (five total), Contact MPI: Giovanni Coppola (UCLA).

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


(complete list here)

Other Information

ORCID: 0000-0002-3684-0031