Shibiao Wan

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
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Dr. Shibiao Wan is currently a Bioinformatics Research Scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. His research interests include bioinformatics, computational biology and machine learning, especially in single cell analysis, transcriptomics, sequence analysis, genomics, epigenetics, metabolism, cardiovascular biology, neurobiology, etc. With more than 10 years of experience in bioinformatics and machine learning, Dr. Wan developed a series of bioinformatics tools in areas including single-cell data analysis (e.g., SHARP), protein subcellular localization (e.g., FUEL-mLoc, Gram-LocEN, mGOASVM, mLASSO-Hum, HybridGO-Loc, etc), membrane protein function prediction (e.g., Mem-mEN, Mem-ADSVM), and protein subchloroplast localization (e.g., LNP-Chlo, EnTrans-Chlo).


  • Postdoc - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA (2019)
  • Postdoc - Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA (2017)
  • PhD - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR (2014)

Professional Experience

Time Position PI/Supervisor Institution
2019- Bioinformatics Research Scientist Yiping Fan St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
2017-2019 Postdoctoral Researcher Kyoung Jae Won and Daniel Kelly University of Pennsylvania
2016-2017 Postdoctoral Research Associate Sun-Yuan Kung Princeton University
2014-2016 Postdoctoral Fellow Man-Wai Mak The Hong Kong Polytechnic University