Students’ achievements

Awards/Distinctions of Members of Yufeng Wu’s Research Group

Jingwen Pei

  • The Taylor L. Booth Fellowship (highest honor for UCONN CSE doctoral students), 2018.
  • Published a paper as the first author in Molecular Ecology Resources (2017 IF: 7.3), 2018
  • Published a paper as the first author in Bioinformatics, 2017.
  • Travel fellowship, ISBRA 2017.
  • Travel fellowship, ICCABS 2015.

Xin Li

  • Present a paper as the first author in ISBRA 2018 (full paper invited to BMC Genomics).
  • Present a paper as the first author in ISBRA 2017 (full paper invited to BMC Genomics).
  • Travel fellowship, ISBRA 2017.
  • Travel fellowship, ICCABS 2017.

Chong Chu

  • Doctoral dissertation fellowship, Graduate School of UCONN, Spring 2017.
  • Published a paper in PLoS One (in collaboration with R. Nielsen, UC Berkeley), 2016.
  • Travel fellowship, Genome 10k conference, 2015.
  • Pre-doctoral fellowship, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, 2013-2016.
  • Travel fellowship, ICCABS 2014.

      Sajad Mirzaei

      • Published a paper on genealogy inference in Bioinformatics (the leading journal in the field of Bioinformatics), 2017.
      • Travel fellowship, RECOMB 2016.
      • Published a paper in IEEE/ACM Transaction on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2016.

      Jiayin Wang

      • Join Xi’an Jiaotong University (one of the top Universities in China) as a professor, 2015.
      • Received PhD degree and work at the Genome Institute, Washington University at St. Louis as a post doc, 2013.
      • Published a paper in BMC Genomics, 2013.

      Jin Zhang

      • Start as an instructor (a faculty position) in Medical School of Washington University, St. Louis, 2017.
      • Received PhD degree and work at the Genome Institute, Washington University at St. Louis as a post doc, 2013.
      • Doctoral dissertation fellowship, Graduate School of UCONN, 2012.
      • Published a paper in BMC Bioinformatics, 2012.
      • Published a paper in Bioinformatics (the leading journal in the field of Bioinformatics), 2011.
      • Pre-doctoral fellowship, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, 2009-2012.
      • Travel fellowship, RECOMB 2012.
      • Travel fellowship, PSB 2011.