Dr. Hua Bao

Head of Bioinformatics

Dr. Hua Bao is the Head of Bioinformatics at Geneseeq Canada. Together with his team, he is responsible for the development of computational methods, including analytical methods, mathematical modelling and simulation in cancer genomics research. Dr. Bao began working on NGS data analysis since the invention of this technology. He joined Geneseeq in 2016 as a bioinformatics scientist in the Research & Development department, bringing 10 years of expertise in next-generation sequencing (NGS) and bioinformatics. In 2018, he was promoted to Head of Bioinformatics of Geneseeq Canada. Dr. Bao holds more than 10 patents and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals, including Gut, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology and Evolution. He is also an active member of ASCO and AACR.

Dr. Bao holds a PhD in Bioinformatics from Sun Yat-sen University in China. He completed his postdoctoral training in functional genomics at the University of British Columbia and University of Alberta, Canada.