Dr. Fan Mo

Dr. Fan Mo

B.Sc. Computer Science, Zhejiang Normal University, China
Joint Ph.D. student, University of Washington, USA
Ph.D. Bioinformatics, Zhejiang University, China

Team: 
Associate Members
Positions: 

Senior Research Scientist (Honorary), Vancouver Prostate Centre
Director, Bioinformatics Core, International Precision Medicine Centre
Adjunct Senior Scientist, Zhejiang-California International Nanosystems Institute, Zhejiang University, China

 

Dr. Mo is a bioinformatics and computer scientist with strong background in cancer genomics and biology. His research focuses on computational biology and translational cancer research. He has developed a variety of innovative algorithms to improve data interpretation for high-throughput experiments including MS/MS proteomics and various applications of next-generation sequencing. He has explored in depth the biology of aggressive prostate tumors and discovered robust prognostic biomarkers for primary prostate tumors by conducting integrated analysis of multi-dimensional data on genome, transcriptome, microRNA and proteome.

Dr. Mo established an analytical pipeline for the VPC’s personalized oncology project, which has become a successful practice of precision medicine. He is leading a strong bioinformatics team in Zhejiang-California International Nanosystems Institute of Zhejiang University to support various research and translational projects to promote the development of precision medicine in China.

A World Class Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has a track record of success that has earned it a reputation as one of the world’s most respected cancer facilities. It is a National Centre of Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research.

Events

VPC Terry Fox team 2016

Terry Fox Run: Sunday September 16, 2018

On Sunday September 16, the fundraising Terry Fox walk/run/ride is taking place across Canada.  We are grateful for our  grant support provided by The Terry Fox Foundation and Terry Fox Research Institute continously since 1998 - click here to donate to our team (opens in new window)

 

Vancouver

18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference: Sat Sept 22, 2018

The 18th Annual Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer Conference for patients, their families and health care professionals will be held in Vancouver on Saturday September 22, from 8 AM to 4 PM.  Click here for further details and to purchase tickets ($30, includes lunch). (Opens in new window)

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Dr. Gleave awarded the 2018 Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research

Dr. Gleave
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Three VPC trainees receive 2018 VCHRI Rising Star Awards

2018 Rising Star Awardees
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