Wenxiu Ma


Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
University of California, Riverside

Cooperative Faculty Member
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Genetics, Genomics & Bioinformatics Program

Institute for Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB)
Center for Plant Cell Biology (CEPCEB)
Center for Infectious Disease and Vector Research (CIDVR)

Office: MRB 4116
Phone: 951-827-6005 (o)
Fax: 951-827-3286
Email: wenxiu DOT ma AT ucr DOT edu

Research Areas

My primary research interest is in developing computational algorithms and statistical methods to solve problems that stem from large-scale biological data generated by high-throughput sequencing technologies.

  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

    • Genome Architecture, Transcriptional Regulation, Gene Expression Profiling, Epigenomics, High-throughput Sequencing Analysis, Motif Analysis, System Biology, Cancer Genomics.

  • Statistical Modeling in Genomics

    • Bayesian Inference, Empirical Bayes, Hierarchical Models

  • Machine Learning