Center for Bioinformatics & Systems Biology


Xiaobo Zhou, Ph.D.

Xiaobo Zhou

Professor, Diagnostic Radiology and Cancer Biology
Director, Center for Bioinformatics & Systems Biology
Director, Biomedical Informatics Program, Wake CTSA
Co-Director, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Core, CCCWFU
Chief of Bioinformatics
Wake Forest University - School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27157                                                                                    
Phone: 336-713-1789
Assistant: 336-716-2465
Fax: 336-713-5891


B.S. Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China (Mathematics)
M.S. Peking University, Beijing, China (Applied Mathematics)
Ph.D. Peking University, Beijing, China (Applied Mathematics)

Postdoctoral Training 

Research Fellowship, Statistical Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Research Associate, Statistical Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO
Research Associate, Bioinformatics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Research Fellowship, Bioinformatics, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


Dr. Zhou joined The Methodist Hospital Research Institute from the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women´s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2007. As an expert in bioinformatics, he plays an increasingly important role in the advancement of clinical and translational research.

Description of Research

Dr. Zhou´s research focuses on bioinformatics and, specifically, computational systems biology and bioimaging informatics. He has made significant contributions in gene microarray analysis, as well as bioimaging analysis and data modeling in high-content screening for compound screening, drug target validation, and candidate biomarker selection. He is currently co-investigator on two NIH funded grants.

Major Areas of Research

Bioinformatics, computational systems biology, bioimaging informatics, gene microarray analysis.

Last Updated: 08-26-2015
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