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

10th Anniversary Ride to Live

West Coast Motorcycle Ride To Live: May 26th

The 10th Anniversary West Coast Motorcycle Ride to Live is taking place in Vancouver and the Fraser Valley on May 26 (Victoria date to be finalized), with details on the event and how to register on the event website.  This fundraiser for Prostate Cancer Foundation BC includes a 50/50 raffle open to all BC residents over age 19.

Step  Up Challenge 2019

Step Up Challenge Vancouver - March 10, 2019

Donations are still being accepted for Prostate Cancer Canada's Step Up Challenge fundraiser, which took place on Sunday March 10.   Click here to donate to The Vancouver Prostate Centre team

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Monday, April 1, 2019

VPC's translational research profiled in UBC Faculty of Medicine News

Dr. Gleave at the VPC
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Dr. Dong interviewed for Science in the City Publication of the Week

Dr. Xuesen Dong