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- Assistant Professor, UBC (2022 - )
- Postdoc Associate, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard (2017 - 2021)
- Ph.D., UBC (2016)
Broadly, my research lies at the interface between computing, mathematics, and biology. In modern biology, a biological system, such as a cell, is described by a few latent factors such as cell state and cell cycle stage, indirectly observed from noisy and potential high-dimensional measurements, which are typically confounded by a set of biological or technical batch vectors, where the data from one batch differ systematically from the data from another batch. I am interested in modeling these biological data, with knowledge from decades of biomedical research as prior information encoded in model structures, to uncover the interpretable latent factors.
Probabilistic Deep Learning