Wenjie Qi

Bioinformatics Research Scientist
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Wenjie is a Bioinformatics Research Scientist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She completed her Ph.D at Michigan State University. Her research focused on applying machine learning models as well as optimization models to understand transcription factors’ binding and the 3D genome. Wenjie has expertise in developing data-driven machine learning algorithms and optimization models. She also has extensive experience in analyzing NGS data including RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, DNase-Seq, Hi-C, ChIA-PET.


  • PhD, Biomedical Engineering and Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering. Michigan State University. East Lansing, Michigan, U.S. (2022)
  • BS, Bioinformatics, Harbin Medical University. Harbin, Heilongjiang, China (2017)

Professional Experience

Time Position PI/Supervisor Institution
2023- Bioinformatics Research Scientist Beisi Xu St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
May-Aug.2022 Computational Biology Intern Brian Mannakee Foundation Medicine
2017-2022 Graduate Research Assistant Jianrong Wang Michigan State University