Jianhua Ruan

Jianhua Ruan, Ph.D.


Office: SP1 340D
Phone: (210) 458-6819
Email: Jianhua.Ruan@utsa.edu
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Areas of Specialization
  • AI for Life Sciences
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Systems Biology


Ph.D. in Computer Science; Washington University in Saint Louis
M.S. in Computer Science; California State University San Bernardino
B.S. in Biology; University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interests

Dr. Ruan's research interests lie in the broad area of bioinformatics, computational biology, and machine learning. More specifically, his current research focuses on three areas: 1) machine learning methods for modeling and analyzing cis-regulatory networks; 2) graph algorithms for analyzing complex biological networks to facilitate knowledge discovery; and 3) data mining approaches to biomarker discovery and disease prediction via integrated analysis of heterogonous "omics" data.


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