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Jiyuan An

Jiyuan An


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Bioinformatician), APCRC - Q
  • Member, IHBI, QUT

Contact Details

+61 7 3443 7280


  • PhD (Computer Science), University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 2003
  • MSc (Artificial Intelligence), Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan, 1998
  • BSc (Computer Software), Hefei University of Technology, Anhui, China, 1986


Dr An received his PhD and Masters degree in computer science from University of Tsukuba and Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan. His bachelor degree in computer software is from Hefei University of Technology, China. His current role is to find significant no/coding genes from microarray and sequencing data. He also creates mathematical models for biological data, and finds the most suitable parameters for the models. Dr An welcomes discussions about dealing with biological data.

Research interests

microarray/sequencing data analysis, miRNA identification, no-coding RNA

Current research projects

  • MicroRNA regulation in prostate cancer
  • Identify novel long/short non-coding RNA in prostate cancer
  • Identify transcriptome in prostate cancer from RNA-seq data
  • Non-coding RNA regulation discovery from microarray data

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