Curriculum Vita


Personal Details
Name: Yong Zhang
BGI Shenzhen, Yantian District, Shenzhen 510803, China
Mobile: (086)-150-1945-3045


Ph.D in bioinformatics, College of Life Sciences, Peking University
B.S. in the Department of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University

Work Experience
2010 – Present                   Head of Proteomics Division at BGI Shenzhen, Shenzhen
2008 – Present                   Project Director at BGI Shenzhen, Shenzhen
2006 – 2008              PostDoc. in Prof. Mann’s Group at Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
2005 – 2006              Visit Scientist in Prof. Mann’s Group at University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark and Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
2002 – Present                   Group Leader at Bioinformatics Department, BGI, Beijing
2001 – 2002              Member at Bioinformatics Department, BGI, Beijing

Selected Publications

- First author (or equally) and corresponding author (#) publications

1.      Feng, L.; Liu, H.; …; Zhang, Y.# (2010). "Power of Deep Sequencing and Agilent Microarray for Gene Expression Profiling Study." Mol Biotechnol 45(2): 101-10.

2.      Wang, B.; Guo, G.; …; Zhang, Y.#; Pan, L. (2010). "Survey of the transcriptome of Aspergillus oryzae via massively parallel mRNA sequencing." Nucleic Acids Res

3.      Zhang, G.; Guo, G.; Hu, X.; Zhang, Y. et al. (2010). "Deep RNA sequencing at single base-pair resolution reveals high complexity of the rice transcriptome." Genome Res 20(5): 646-54.

4.      Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y. et al. (2007). " MAPU: Max-Planck Unified database of organellar, cellular, tissue and body fluid proteomes." Nucleic Acids Res 35: D771-9.

5.      Wong, G.K.; Liu, B.; Wang, J.; Zhang, Y.; Yang, X. et al. (2004). "A genetic variation map for chicken with 2.8 million single-nucleotide polymorphisms." Nature 432: 717-22.

6.      Wang, J.; Li, S.; Zhang, Y.; Zheng, H.; Xu, Z.; Ye, J.; Yu, J.; Wong, G. K. (2003). "Vertebrate gene predictions and the problem of large genes." Nat Rev Genet 4(9): 741-9.


- Other publications

7.      Yi, X., Y. Liang, et al. (2010). "Sequencing of 50 Exomes Reveals Adaptation to High Altitude." Science 329(5897): 75-8.

8.      Huang, S., R. Li, et al. (2009). "The genome of the cucumber, Cucumis sativus L." Nat Genet 41(12): 1275-81.

9.      Muir, W. M., Wong, G. K., Zhang, Y., et al. (2008). "Genome-wide assessment of worldwide chicken SNP genetic diversity indicates significant absence of rare alleles in commercial breeds." PNAS 105(45): 17312-7.

10.    Schandorff, S., J. V. Olsen, et al. (2007). "A mass spectrometry-friendly database for cSNP identification." Nat Methods 4(6): 465-6.

11.    Foster, L. J.; de Hoog, C. L.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang Y.; Xie, X.; Mootha, V.K. & Mann, M. (2006). “A Mammalian Organelle Map by Protein Correlation Profiling.” Cell 125: 187-99.

12.    Yu, J., J. Wang, et al. (2005). "The Genome of Oryza sativa: A History of Duplication.” PLoS Biol 3(2): e38.

13.    Wang, J., X. He, et al. (2005). "ChickVD: a sequence variation database for the chicken genome.” Nucleic Acids Res 33 Database issue: D438-41.

14.    Xia, Q., Z. Zhou, et al. (2004). "A draft sequence for the genome of the domesticated silkworm (Bombyx mori)." Science 306(5703): 1937-40.

15.       Zhao, W., J. Wang, et al. (2004). "BGI-RIS: an integrated information resource and comparative analysis workbench for rice genomics." Nucleic Acids Res 32 Database issue: D377-82.

16.       Yu, J., S. Hu, et al. (2002). "A draft sequence of the rice genome (Oryza sativa L. ssp. indica)." Science 296(5565): 79-92.

17.       Wang, J., G. K. Wong, et al. (2002). "RePS: a sequence assembler that masks exact repeats identified from the shotgun data." Genome Res 12(5): 824-31.