UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill
Education and Training:
B.S., Ecology, Sichuan University
Ph.D., Bioinformatics, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Postdoctoral training: Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Biostatistics, UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Xia’s research focuses on Genome wide association study (GWAS) of early brain development in humans; Meta-analysis of eQTL studies with independent and correlated subjects; Development of efficient tools for GWAS with twin/correlated subjects; and Modular regulation in protein-protein interaction network.