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: 
Clinical and Research Scientists
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

Robbie Burns celebration

Robbie Burns Gala at the Pan Pacific Vancouver: January 25

The Pan Pacific Vancouver is hosting a celebration of Scotland's most famous poet, Robbie Burns, on January 25.  The event will include fundraising for Prostate Cancer Canada's Plaid for Dad campaign. There will be a traditional itinerary, starting with the official piping in of the guests, with exclusive malt tastings, authentic Scottish cuisine celebrating the haggis and ending the evening with a chorus of Auld Lang Syne. Click here for more information and tickets.

It's a Snow Day poster

It's A Snow Day at Mt. Seymour: March 9

Mt. Seymour is hosting It's A Snow Day, a fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC, on Friday March 9. The event will include slope time, a reception, and a silent auction. Click here for more details including how to register, donate and/or sponsor.

 

 

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, January 30, 2017

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi leads identification of gene linked to growth of aggressive neuroendocrine prostate cancer (NEPC)

DNA

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