Dr Qing Zhong
Dr Zhong is a data scientist with background in computer science, applied statistics and cancer proteomics. He completed his undergraduate study in computer science and obtained a Doctor of Sciences degree in biochemistry and computer science at ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich) in Switzerland. In 2017, he was recruited as the group leader for Cancer Data Science at Children’s Medical Research Institute and was subsequently appointed as a conjoint senior lecturer at the University of Sydney.
His group aims to collate and mine big biomedical data to achieve the goals of personalised medicine with a focus of developing data-driven, evidence-based computational tools and sophisticated machine learning algorithms to predict the most effective cancer treatments for individual patients. Related major research areas include proteogenomic data mining and management, genome-proteome association analysis and multi-omics data integration for large-scale cancer cohorts.