Dr Dapeng Wang is a Senior Bioinformatics Research Officer at LeedsOmics at the University of Leeds. He has been developing, maintaining and applying a series of automated and handy pipelines or workflows for omics datasets generated by the technologies such as genomics (DNA-Seq, exome-Seq, phylogenomics and RAD-Seq), transcriptomics (bulk RNA-Seq and single-cell RNA-Seq), translatomics (Ribo-Seq), epigenomics (BS-Seq and ChIP-Seq), proteomics and metabolomics. Besides, he has particular research interests in the areas of database construction of big biological data, genome evolution (composition, intronic sequences and repetitive sequences), evolution patterns of plastic transcriptomes and gene regulatory networks across tissues or conditions and variants in population level (SNP, InDel, copy number variation, duplication, inversion and translocation). He is also keen to use machine learning and deep learning techniques to understand and explore the complicated biological systems through the integration of a variety of omics datasets.
Dr Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a PhD degree in bioinformatics. He used to work in the Beijing Institute of Genomics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Cancer Institute at the University College London and the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Oxford.