Dr QIN Jing


(Office): Rm 101A, Simon F.S. Li Marine Science Laboratory

People qinjing 


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2013           PhD (Biochemistry(Bioinformatics)) The University of Hong Kong
2009 MPhil (Biology) The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2006 BSc (Biological Science) Zhejiang University


  • Research Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Integrative omics approaches for gene regulation studies
  • Gene regulatory networks
  • Marine genomics
  • Stem cell and cancer multi-omics

Representative Publications

  1. Qin, J., Li, M.J., Wang, P., Zhang, M.Q., and Wang, J. (2011). ChIP-Array: combinatory analysis of ChIP-seq/chip and microarray gene expression data to discover direct/indirect targets of a transcription factor. Nucleic acids research 39, W430-436. [Recommended by F1000Prime]
  2. Wang, L.Y., Wang, P., Li, M.J., Qin, J., Wang, X., Zhang, M.Q., and Wang, J. (2011). EpiRegNet: constructing epigenetic regulatory network from high throughput gene expression data for humans. Epigenetics 6, 1505-1512.

  3. Qin, J., Li, M.J., Wang, P., Wong, N.S., Wong, M.P., Xia, Z., Tsao, G.S., Zhang, M.Q., and Wang, J. (2013). ProteoMirExpress: inferring microRNA and protein-centered regulatory networks from high-throughput proteomic and mRNA expression data. Molecular & cellular proteomics 12, 3379-3387.
  4. Qin, J.*, Hu, Y.*, Xu, F., Yalamanchili, H.K., and Wang, J. (2014). Inferring gene regulatory networks by integrating ChIP-seq/chip and transcriptome data via LASSO-type regularization methods. Methods 67, 294-303. [* equal contribution]

  5. Yalamanchili, H.K., Yan, B., Li, M.J., Qin, J., Zhao, Z., Chin, F.Y., and Wang, J. (2014). DDGni: dynamic delay gene-network inference from high-temporal data using gapped local alignment. Bioinformatics 30, 377-383.
  6. Guan, D., Shao, J., Zhao, Z., Wang, P., Qin, J., Deng, Y., Boheler, K.R., Wang, J., and Yan, B. (2014). PTHGRN: unraveling post-translational hierarchical gene regulatory networks using PPI, ChIP-seq and gene expression data. Nucleic acids research 42, W130-136. [Cover story]
  7. Zhang, L., Zhu, C., Guo, Y., Wei, F., Lu, J., Qin, J., Banerjee, S., Wang, J., Shang, H., Verma, S.C. et al. (2014) Inhibition of KAP1 enhances hypoxia-induced Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus reactivation through RBP-Jkappa. Journal of virology, 88, 6873-6884.
  8. Wang, Q., He, Y., Shen, Y., Zhang, Q., Chen, D., Zuo, C., Qin, J., Wang, H., Wang, J., and Yu, Y. (2014). Vitamin D inhibits COX-2 expression and inflammatory response by targeting thioesterase superfamily member 4. The Journal of biological chemistry 289, 11681-11694.
  9. Yu, Y., Qin, J., Chen, D., Wang, H., Wang, J. and Yu, Y. (2015) Chronic cardiovascular disease-associated gene network analysis in human umbilical vein endothelial cells exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Cardiovascular toxicology, 15, 157-171.
  10. Wang, P.*, Qin, J.*, Qin, Y., Zhu, Y., Wang, L.Y., Li, M.J., Zhang, M.Q. and Wang, J. (2015) ChIP-Array 2: integrating multiple omics data to construct gene regulatory networks. Nucleic acids research, 43, W264-269. [* equal contribution]

Research Grant

  • 2015, Small project fund, University Grants Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Prediction of determining factors and underlying networks for cell conversion by integrating ChIP-seq/chip and transcriptome data, $ 21,128.


  • 2010 University Postgraduate Fellowship, The University of Hong Kong