Rui Kuang

Rui Kuang

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology
Adjunct Professor of Health Informatics

Office: 5-215 EE/CS Building
Phone: (612) 624-7820
Fax: (612) 625-0572
Email: kuang at
Address: 4-192 EE/CS Building, 200 Union Street SE,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

My broad research interests are in computational biology, biomedical informatics and machine learning. My lab focuses on machine-learning algorithms for problems in cancer genomics, biological network analysis and protein analysis.

Recent Publications

1.     Transfer Learning across Ontologies for Phenome-Genome Association Prediction, Petegrosso, Raphael; Park, Sunho; Hwang, Tae Hyun; Kuang, RuiBioinformatics, pp. btw649, 2016

2.     Estimating KIR Haplotype Frequencies on a Cohort of 10,000 Individuals: A Comprehensive Study on Population Variations, Typing Resolutions, and Reference Haplotypes, Vierra-Green, Cynthia; Roe, David; Jayaraman, Jyothi; Trowsdale, John; Traherne, James; Kuang, Rui; Spellman, Stephen; Maiers, Martin, PloS one, 11 (10), pp. e0163973, 2016

3.     Meta-Analysis of EMT Datasets Reveals Different Types of EMT, Liang, Lining; Sun, Hao; Zhang, Wei; Zhang, Mengdan; Yang, Xiao; Kuang, Rui; Zheng, Hui. PloS one, 11 (6), pp. e0156839–e0156839, 2016

4.     Network-based Isoform Quantification with RNA-Seq Data for Cancer Transcriptome Analysis, Wei Zhang, Jae-Woong Chang, Lilong Lin, Kay Minn, Baolin Wu, Jeremy Chien, Jeongsik Yong, Hui Zheng, and Rui Kuang. PLoS Comput Biol, 2015. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004465

5.     mRNA 3'UTR shortening is a new mTORC1-activated molecular signature defining the specificity in ubiquitin-proteasome pathway, Jae-Woong Chang, Wei Zhang, Hsin-Sung Yeh, Ebbing de Jong, Semo Jun, Kwan-Hyun Kim, Sun Sik Bae, Kenneth Beckman, Tae Hyun Hwang, Kye-Seong Kim, Do-Hyung Kim, Timothy Griffin, Rui Kuang, Jeongsik Yong, Nature Communication, 6:7218, 2015