Chongzhi Zang Lab  


Welcome to Dr. Chongzhi Zang's Lab for Computational Biology at the University of Virginia. We are located in the Medical Center's West Complex (6th Floor), as a part of the Center for Public Health Genomics.

The Zang lab is recruiting motivated students and scholars to work on various topics in computational biology in a collaborative research team. Postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students are all welcome. Please visit Positions page for details.

Lab News

November 2018

BART web interface (beta version) is released! Upload a gene list, and let us predict what transcription factors might regulate them through enhancers.

October 2018

Chongzhi is inducted into the MilliPub Club, which honors UVA School of Medicine faculty members who have authored a single paper that has been cited over 1,000 times.

A lab showcase video is released. See above! Thanks Yayi Feng and Raven Chen!

September 2018

The lab welcomes visiting scholar Gang Chen, UVA master student Andrew Lee, undergraduate students Zhou Lu, Sarah Kang, Chuanchuan He, and Allison Ryu!

August 2018

Yifan Zhang, PhD student in the BME program, joins the lab. Welcome Yifan!

Chongzhi receives an award from the Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy, for his proposal presented at the BD2K 2018 Data Science Innovation Lab!

July 2018

Jiangxue Han, first year master student in Data Science Institute, joins the lab. Welcome Jiangxue!

Chongzhi receives a grant from Phi Beta Psi Charity Trust Fund!

May 2018

Dr. Sheng'en Shawn Hu receives a fellowship grant from UVA Cancer Center Trainee Support RFA. Congratulations Shawn!

Zhenjia, Shawn, and Wen each presents a poster at 2018 UVA Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Annual Symposium. Way to go!

UVA rising second-year student Alexander An joins the lab. Welcome Alex!

April 2018

Zhenjia gives a talk at 2018 BMG Postdoc Symposium.

Visiting scholar Rong-quan He, oncologist and PhD candidate from Guangxi Medical University in China, and UVA students Yushan Feng and Naifei Pan join the lab. Welcome everyone!

March 2018

Zhenjia's BART paper is accepted to Bioinformatics!

February 2018

UVA undergraduate students Jeffrey Yoo, Mike Ferguson, Yuantao Chen, and visting student Wen Shen from Nanjing University join the lab. Welcome everyone!

January 2018

The Zang Lab welcomes visiting student Qi Li, PhD candidate in statistics from Tsinghua University, and UVA undergraduate students Stephany Perez, Javier Valcarcel, and John Zhang!

December 2017

Chongzhi receives an American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (ACS IRG).

November 2017

A new lab member, Dr. Sheng'en Shawn Hu, joins us as Postdoctoral Research Associate. Welcome Shawn!

Chongzhi gives an invited seminar talk at the Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

Zhenjia presents a poster at the Harvard Program in Quantitative Genomics (PQG) Conference in Boston.

October 2017

Zhenjia presents a poster at the 2017 NHLBI Systems Biology Symposium.

September 2017

Chongzhi gives invited seminar talks at the CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology in Shanghai, Tsinghua University, Peking University, Beijing University of Technology, and the Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, during his visit in China.

Yayi Feng, UVA second-year student, joins the lab as a research volunteer. Welcome Yayi!

August 2017

July 2017

Yiren Wang joins the lab as a research assistant. Welcome Yiren!

May 2017

The Zang lab welcomes summer students Wuwei Tan and Celina Shih!

January 2017

Dr. Zhenjia Wang joins the lab as Postdoctoral Research Associate. Welcome Zhenjia!

"While the art of printing is left to us science can never be retrograde; what is once acquired of real knowledge can never be lost."

—Thomas Jefferson, 1799

Last modified: November 6, 2018