Mr Kevin Wang

F07 - Carslaw Building, Room 807
Statistics Tutor and PhD Candidate at The School of Mathematics and Statistics

Telephone 9114 1276

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Biographical details

I am a member of the School of Mathematics and Statistics and the Sydney Precision Bioinformatics Group. My main research focus is on developing statistical tools to understand complex diseases.

Research interests

  • Statistical Bioinformatics
  • Applied statistics and biometrics

Teaching and supervision

I am a statistics tutor at the School of Mathematics and Statistics since 2015. Between 2016-2019, I was a Postgraduate Teaching Fellow at the School. During which, I have lectured 6 and tutored 15 courses at the University of Sydney, spanning statistics, mathematics, pharmacy, and machine learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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Associations

  • Australian Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Society
  • International Biometric Society (Australasian Region)
  • Royal Statistical Society
  • Statistical Society of Australia

Awards and honours

  • 2019, Statistical Society of Australia, Golden Jubilee Travel Grant
  • 2016 - 2019, Australian Government, Australian Postgraduate Award
  • 2018,Sydney Bioinformatics Research Symposium, best poster presentation
  • 2017,International Biometric Society - Australasian Region Conference, best student talk
  • 2017 & 2018,Australian Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Society, travel scholarship to ABACBS annual conference
  • 2015,International Biometric Society - Australasian Region, Honours Scholarship for biostatistics students

In the media

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Wang, K., Menzies, A., Silva, I., Wilmott, J., Yan, Y., Wongchenko, M., Kefford, R., Scolyer, R., Long, G., Tarr, G., Mueller, S., Yang, J. (2019). bcGST - an interactive bias-correction method to identify over-represented gene-sets in boutique arrays. Bioinformatics, 35(8), 1350-1357. [More Information]
  • Da Silva, I., Wang, K., Wilmott, J., Holst, J., Carlino, M., Park, J., Quek, C., Wongchenko, M., Yan, Y., Mann, G., Rai, R., Kefford, R., Rizos, H., Scolyer, R., Yang, J., Long, G., Menzies, A., et al (2019). Distinct molecular profiles and immunotherapy treatment outcomes of V600E and V600K BRAF-mutant melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 25(4), 1272-1279. [More Information]
  • Lin, Y., Ghazanfar, S., Wang, K., Gagnon-Bartsch, J., Lo, K., Su, X., Han, Z., Ormerod, J., Speed, T., Yang, P., Yang, J. (2019). scMerge leverages factor analysis, stable expression, and pseudoreplication to merge multiple single-cell RNA-seq datasets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(20), 9775-9784. [More Information]

2019

  • Wang, K., Menzies, A., Silva, I., Wilmott, J., Yan, Y., Wongchenko, M., Kefford, R., Scolyer, R., Long, G., Tarr, G., Mueller, S., Yang, J. (2019). bcGST - an interactive bias-correction method to identify over-represented gene-sets in boutique arrays. Bioinformatics, 35(8), 1350-1357. [More Information]
  • Da Silva, I., Wang, K., Wilmott, J., Holst, J., Carlino, M., Park, J., Quek, C., Wongchenko, M., Yan, Y., Mann, G., Rai, R., Kefford, R., Rizos, H., Scolyer, R., Yang, J., Long, G., Menzies, A., et al (2019). Distinct molecular profiles and immunotherapy treatment outcomes of V600E and V600K BRAF-mutant melanoma. Clinical Cancer Research, 25(4), 1272-1279. [More Information]
  • Lin, Y., Ghazanfar, S., Wang, K., Gagnon-Bartsch, J., Lo, K., Su, X., Han, Z., Ormerod, J., Speed, T., Yang, P., Yang, J. (2019). scMerge leverages factor analysis, stable expression, and pseudoreplication to merge multiple single-cell RNA-seq datasets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(20), 9775-9784. [More Information]

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