Suying Bao

Suying Bao


Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Suying Bao is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Systems Biology working in the Zhang lab. She received her PhD degree in Bioinformatics from The University of Hong Kong in China. Her current research interests are mainly focused on RNA regulation at the interface of Systems Biology, ranging from the specificity of protein-RNA interaction to function of specific splice variants.

Education History

PhD, The University of Hong Kong
Genetics and Bioinformatics

B.Sc, Harbin Medical University


Bao S*, Zhou X*, Zhang L, Zhou J, To KK, Wang B, Wang L, Zhang X, Song YQ., Prioritizing genes responsible for host resistance to influenza using network approaches. BMC Genomics, 2013. 14(1): p. 816.

Bao SY, Jiang R, Kwan WK, Wang BB, Ma X, Song YQ. Evaluation of next-generation sequencing software in mapping and assembly. J Hum Genet, 2011. 56(6): p. 406-14. (the first comprehensive benchmark of NGS mapping and assembly tools; cited by 120)

Zhou X*, Bao S*, Wang B, Zhang X, and Song YQ, Short Reads Mapping for Exome Sequencing. Methods in Molecular Biology, ed. N. Shomron. Vol. 1038. 2013: Springer.

Li MX, Kwan JS, Bao SY, Yang WL, Ho SL, Song YQ, Sham PC. Predicting Mendelian disease-causing non-synonymous single nucleotide variants in exome sequencing studies. PLoS Genet 2013, 9:e1003143.

Li MX, Gui HS, Kwan JS, Bao SY, Sham PC. A comprehensive framework for prioritizing variants in exome sequencing studies of Mendelian diseases. Nucleic Acids Res, 2012. 40(7): p. e53.1

Tian F, Chen J, Bao S, Shi L, Liu X, Grossman R. A graph model based study on regulatory impacts of transcription factors of Drosophila melanogaster and comparison across species. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 2009 Sep 4;386(4):559-62.

Janice Hiu Chor Plani-Lam, Tai Cheong Chow, Kam Leung Siu, Wing Hin Chau, Ming-Him James Ng, Suying Bao, Cheung Toa Ng, Pak Sham, Daisy Kwok Yan Shum, Evan Ingley, Dong Yan Jin, You-Qiang Song., PTPN21 exerts pro-neuronal survival and neuritic elongation via ErbB4/NRG3 signaling, The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, 2015.02.003.