Jointly appointed in the departments of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology and Computer Science, Professor Wang obtained his PhD from the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University in 2017 under the supervision of Serfami Batzoglou. His PhD work focused on developing algorithms for solving problems in computational biology with an emphasis on cancer subtype prediction and single-cell analysis.
For the past year, he has led the Artificial Intelligence (AI) team for Peter Munk Cardiac Center (PMCC) of the University Health Network (UHN) and he will continue to be affiliated with the Program.
Prior to joining LMP, he was a member of the Department of Medical Biophysics and cross-appointed in the Department of Surgery.
Professor Wang holds a Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chair from the Vector Institute. He has multiple first-authored papers in journals such as Nature Methods and Nature Communications.