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Zhaohui "Steve"  Qin


Faculty, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

I have extensive experience in statistical modeling and computing with applications to statistical genetics and genomics. My recent research is focused on developing Bayesian model-based methods to analyze data generated from applications of next-generation sequencing technologies such as ChIP-seq, RNA-seq, Hi-C, WGBS, resequencing, and on developing software so that the methods can be easily adopted by the research community. I am also actively collaborating with biomedical scientists and clinicians on projects that utilize next-generation sequencing technologies to better understand genomics and epigenomics.

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Road NE ,

Atlanta , GA 30322-4201

Phone: (404) 712-9576

Fax: (404)727-1370


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Areas of Interest

  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Statistical Modeling


  • PhD 2000, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • BS 1994, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • MA 1997, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Courses Taught

  • BIOS 540: Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • BIOS 797R: Directed Study
  • BIOS 799R: Dissertation
  • BIOS 795R: Pre-Candidacy Research
  • BIOS 534: Machine Learning

Affiliations & Activities

Department of Biomedical Informatics, Emory University Medical School

Department of Computer Science, Emory University