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Yuchao Jiang, PhD

Yuchao Jiang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics
  • 4115D McGavran-Greenberg Hall
  • CB# 7420
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7420
  • USA
Dr. Yuchao Jiang is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and the Department of Genetics at UNC. He is also a member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Jiang Lab’s primary research interests lie in statistical modeling, method development and data analysis in genetics and genomics. Current research is focused on developing statistical methods and computational algorithms to better utilize and analyze different types of next-generation sequencing data under various setting, with application to data from large-scale cohort studies of human health and disease. Special focus is on single-cell genomics, single-cell transcriptomics, single-cell epigenomics, copy number variation detection, tumor heterogeneity, cancer phylogeny, DNA damage and repair, and circadian rhythm detection.

Honors and Awards

Computational Medicine Program Pilot Award

2019, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Junior Faculty Developmental Award

2019, IBM

Developmental Award

2018, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

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