• 2018-Present: Assistant Professor; UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2017-2018: Senior Scientist; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • 2013-2017: Postdoc Fellow; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Research Interest

  • Liver cancer and liver cirrhosis
  • Long read-based alternative splicing detection
  • Pacbio SMRTseq-based DNA methylation detection
  • Single cell sequencing


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Altered WNT Signaling in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Neural Progenitor Cells Derived from Four Schizophrenia Patients.
Topol A, Zhu S, Tran N, Simone A, Fang G, Brennand KJ, Biol. Psychiatry 2015 Sep 78 6 e29-34
Single molecule-level detection and long read-based phasing of epigenetic variations in bacterial methylomes.
Beaulaurier J, Zhang XS, Zhu S, Sebra R, Rosenbluh C, Deikus G, Shen N, Munera D, Waldor MK, Chess A, Blaser MJ, Schadt EE, Fang G, Nat Commun 2015 Jun 6 7438
Modeling exon expression using histone modifications.
Zhu S, Wang G, Liu B, Wang Y, PLoS ONE 2013 8 6 e67448
Chromatin structure characteristics of pre-miRNA genomic sequences.
Zhu S, Jiang Q, Wang G, Liu B, Teng M, Wang Y BMC Genomics 2011 12 329