Speaker

Zhong Wang, Computational Biologist at DOE Joint Genome Institute

Zhong Wang

Computational Biologist, DOE Joint Genome Institute

Dr. Zhong Wang is a career computational biologist and group leader for genome analysis at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. His research interests include transcriptomics, metagenomics, and high performance computing. Dr. Wang published over 30 high quality papers including several on Science and Nature.

Sessions

Exploring Spark for Scalable Metagenomics Analysis

Whole genome based metagenomics analyses hold the key to discover novel species from microbial communities, reveal their full metabolic potentials, and understand their interactions with each other. Metagenomics projects based on next generation sequencing typically… Read more