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Prof. WANG Haitian Maggie

Associate Director
(852) 2252-8725


Dr. Maggie Wang received her bachelor degree (Hon) in Physics, and PhD degree in Statistics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She joint CUHK in 2011 as a Research Assistant Professor, and later Assistant Professor in 2015. Dr. Wang was a visiting scholar in Columbia University in 2010 and Stanford University in 2016. Dr. Wang is the principal investigator of GRF, NSFC, and HMRF grants. She serves as the Review Editor of Human Genetics, and in Scientific program and communication committee of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society.

Research Interests

Dr. Maggie Wang’s research focus is statistical genetics and bioinformatics with two major areas of application, infectious disease genome and human genome interpretation. In human genome, Wang’s group develops novel statistical methods and tools to identify disease susceptible biomarkers and to improve disease prediction accuracy. In influenza genome research, Wang’s group proposed new methods to bridge genetics and epidemiology and capture viral mutation pattern towards vaccine antigen optimization.