Ruowang Li

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Pennsylvania


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  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Genomics
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistical Genetics


  • PhD in Bioinformatics and Genomics, 2016

    Pennsylvania State University

  • Master in Applied Statistics, 2016

    Pennsylvania State University

  • BS in Biology and Biotechnology, 2011

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • Minor in Computer Science, 2011

    Worcester Polytechnic Institute



Postdoctoral Fellow

Institute of Biomedical Informatics
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Oct 2016 – Present Philadephia, PA
Research projects:

  • EHR
  • Genomics
  • Polygenic risk score (PRS)

Graduate Student

Bioinformatics and Genomics
Pennsylvania State University

Sep 2011 – Oct 2016 State College, PA
Using Large-scale Genomics Data to Understand the Genetic Basis of Complex Traits

Awards and Honors

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Recent Publications

A regression framework to uncover pleiotropy in large-scale electronic health record data

Evaluation of phenotyping errors on polygenic risk score predictions

Integration of genetic and clinical information to improve imputation of data missing from electronic health records

Integration of genetic and functional genomics data to uncover chemotherapeutic induced cytotoxicity

Collective feature selection to identify crucial epistatic variants