Speakers: Dong Pei, PhD

Dong Pei, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics & Data Science
University of Kansas Medical Center


Dr. Pei’s research interests involve the development and application of bioinformatics tools/pipelines to analyze high-throughput ‘omic data, including: DNAseq, RNAseq, scRNAseq, Infinium Methylation microarray, etc. Most of his previous and ongoing research efforts have focused on studying the genetic alterations in model organisms and the application of novel bioinformatics/statistical methodologies to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying disease development and progression. In addition, he also provides leadership in high-performance computing to the Department of Biostatistics and Data Science as co-Manager of the Biostatistics group that is a member of the University of Kansas Community Cluster operated by the Center for Research Computing at University of Kansas Lawrence campus.