Our Team

Chao Cheng (Principal Investigator)

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Data Sciences, Department of Molecular and Systems Biology, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

Dr. Cheng received his Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the University of Southern California in 2007. Prior to that, he received a M.S. in Molecular Genetics from Fudan University in 2002, and a M.S. in Statistics from the University of Southern California in 2006. He went on to do his postdoctoral work with Dr. Mark Gerstein at Yale University before starting his lab at Dartmouth College in 2012.

Lab Members

Matthew Ung

Ph.D Student

Matt is a Ph.D student in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program at the Geisel School of Medicine. Matt has been a member since 2013.

Frederick Varn

Ph.D Student

Fred is a Ph.D student in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program at the Geisel School of Medicine. Fred has been a member since 2014.

Kenneth Mark

Ph.D Student

Kenneth is a Ph.D student in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program at the Geisel School of Medicine. Kenneth has been a member since 2015.

Yanding (Tony) Zhao

Ph.D Student

Tony is a Ph.D student in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program at the Geisel School of Medicine. Tony has been a member since 2016.

Yue (Frank) Wang

Visiting Scholar

Frank is a visiting scholar from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Frank has been a member since 2015.

Ali Dalton

Undergraduate

Ali is an undergraduate at Dartmouth College (Class of 2016). She is a computer science major and has been a member since 2014.

George Wang

Undergraduate

George is an undergraduate at Dartmouth College (Class of 2017). He is a biology major and has been a member since 2014.

Join Us

We're currently looking for Ph.D students, M.D. students, and undergraduates to join our lab.

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Lab Alumni

  • Erik Andrews, (2013 - 2015) MD student at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
  • Shaoke Lou, (2014 - 2015) Postdoctoral associate, currently at Mark Gerstein's Lab at Yale University
  • Yachen Sun, (2014) Undergraduate student
  • Sari Khaleel, (2013) MD student at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  • Mingzhu Zhu, (2012 - 2013) Postdoctoral associate, currently a bioinformatics researcher at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Science.
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