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Lab Members

Meet the Yang Lab team members. We welcome requests for information about our work and collaboration opportunities.

Principal Investigator

Rendong Yang, PhD

Rendong Yang, PhD

Associate Professor of Urology

rendong.yang( at )

PhD: China Agricultural University (2011)

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Qingxiang Guo, PhD

Qingxiang Guo, PhD

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Qingxiang Guo used to focus on multi-omic insights into animal genome evolution. He is now delving into cancer genomics, exploring structural variations and single-cell omics.
Yanan Ren, PhD

Yanan Ren, PhD at )

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Ren is a biostatistician who provides statistical consultation to collaborators by analyzing genomics data in R.
Richard A. Schäfer, PhD

Richard A. Schäfer, PhD

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Richard is a computer scientist whose career quickly evolved towards bioinformatics, driven by his fascination with biological problems. His research now focuses on biological systems, leveraging his engineering expertise.
Tingyou Wang, PhD

Tingyou Wang, PhD

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Wang is a research associate interested in exploring, analyzing and visualizing biological data in a context of complicated biology.

Graduate Students

Josh Fry, MS

Josh Fry, MS

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Fry is a PhD candidate in bioinformatics and computational biology at the University of Minnesota. He is interested in cancer genomics, in particular understanding the underlying mechanisms of cancer through genomic and transcriptomic alterations and multi-omic data analysis.
Yangyang Li, MS

Yangyang Li, MS at )

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Li is a PhD candidate in the Northwestern University Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences. He is interested in NGS-data analysis, programming, population genetics, and data integration and visualization.
Xiaotong Lu, MS

Xiaotong Lu, MS

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Lu is a PhD candidate in bioinformatics and computational biology at the University of Minnesota.

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