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

Pars for Prostate fundraiser: September 22, 2022

The First Annual Pars for Prostate golf fundraiser in support of Prostate Cancer Foundation BC takes place September 22, 2022 at Westwood Plateau Golf Course. For information and to register please visit www.parsforprostate.ca

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Terry Fox Run fundraiser: September 18th, 2022

The 42nd Annual Terry Fox Run is taking place on Sunday September 18, 2022. If you are able, please consider joining and/or donating to our team (tax receipts issued), raising funds for the Terry Fox Foundation's ground-breaking cancer research

Employment

Work at the Vancouver Prostate Centre

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

With just a tablespoon of blood, B.C. researchers aim to transform cancer treatment

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Dr. Govind Kaigala appointed Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Govind Kaigala