We are a small research group at the Penn State College of Medicine that works on precision medicine, functional genomics, and microbiome data science. We actively develop novel methods and apply them to interesting datasets. We also generate datasets using high throughput genotyping and sequencing. More details can be found on our Research page, my faculty profile, google scholar, or our group wiki Omics.Rocks.

Our group has a strong track record of training students from multiple Ph.D. programs. Please see our Awards pages for a list of student achievement. We are currently looking to recruit Ph.D. students to join our group. If you are interested, please send the PI an email (first name dot last name at psu dot edu).

About the PI: Dr. Dajiang Liu joined Penn State in 2014 as an Assistant Professor and got promoted to Associate Professor in 2018. He is Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Public Health Sciences since 2022. He serves as the Director of Artificial Intelligence and Biomedical Informatics and co-leads the Penn State College of Medicine Strategic Plan. He is also the Co-Director of the Bioinformatics and Genomics Graduate Program. Dr. Liu supervises trainees from the Bioinformatics and Genomics, Biostatistics, Biomedical Science, Epidemiology, Neuroscience PhD and MD/PhD program. At Penn State, Dr. Liu’s research, mentoring, and service activities were recognized by a Distinguished Early Stage Investigator Award, an Outstanding PostDoc Mentor Award, an Excellence in Career Mentoring Award, and a Champion of Diversity in Research Award.

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