Xing-Ming Zhao

Professor, PhD, SMIEEE
Office 2304, Guanghua Building
Institute of Science and Technology for Brain-Inspired Intelligence
Fudan University, China
Tel: 86-21-55665546
E-mail: xmzhao at fudan dot edu dot cn


2003 - 2005 PhD, University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui, China
2000 - 2003 M.E., Jilin University, Jilin, China
1996 - 2000 B.E., Jilin University, Jilin, China

Work Experiences:

2017 - , Professor, Fudan University
2012 - 2017, Professor, Tongji University
2010 - 2011, Postdoctoral Fellow, The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
2008 - 2012, Associate Professor, Institute of Systems Biology, Shanghai University
2006 - 2008, Researcher, The University of Tokyo
2004 - 2005, Research Assistant, Hongkong Baptist University

Editorships and Editorial Boards:

 Editor, Current Bioinformatics (IF=1.6)
 Guest Editor, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IF=1.5)
 Guest Editor, Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (IF=0.9)
 Guest Editor, Neurocomputing (IF=1.8)
 Guest Editor, Journal of Theoretical Biology (IF=2.88)
 Lead Guest Editor, BioMed Research International (IF=2.88)
 Lead Guest Editor, IET Systems Biology (IF=1.3)
 Guest Editor, Current Bioinformatics (IF=1.6)
 Lead Guest Editor, The Scientific World Journal (IF=1.6)
 Academic Editor, Journal of Scientific Research and Reports
 Editor,Journal of Bioinformatics in Nutrition
 Editor,Journal of Metabolomics and Systems Biology
 Editor,Computational Biology Journal
 Editor,The Open Access Journal of Science and Technology (OAJoST)

Service at Professional Society:

 Senior Member, IEEE
 Co-chair, IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Systems Biology
 Vice-chair, ACM SIGBIO China Chapter
 Member, IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Computational Life Science
 Member, IAPR Technical Committee on Pattern Recognition for Bioinformatics
 Member, CAAI Society of Bio-informatics and Artificial Life
 Member, International Society for Computational Biology
 Member, Shanghai Bioinformatics Society
 Member, Chinese Computational Systems Biology Society
 Member, CCF Bioinformatics Committee
 Member, CCF Artificial and Pattern Recognition Committee
 Member, CCF Computer Applications Committee


 Construction and analysis of molecular networks, including protein - protein interaction network and gene regulatory networks
 Recognition of disease associated molecular pathways and gene modules
 Drug-protein interaction, drug - drug interactions and the prediction of drug combination

Selected Publications (from >70 SCI papers):

1. Gao NL, Zhang C, Zhang Z, Hu S, Lercher MJ, Zhao XM, Bork P, Liu Z, Chen WH. MVP: a microbe-phage interaction database. Nucleic Acids Research, 2018;46(D1):D700-D707.
2. Zhao XM, Li S. HISP: A Hybrid Intelligent Approach for Identifying Directed Signaling Pathways. Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, 2017;doi: 10.1093/jmcb/mjx054.
3. Peng S, Yang S, Su W, Zhang X, Zhang T, Liu W, Zhao XM. A CPU/MIC Collaborated Parallel Framework for GROMACS on Tianhe-2 Supercomputer. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2017;doi: 10.1109/TCBB.2017.2713362.
4. Xie WB, Yan H, Zhao XM, et al. EmDL: Extracting miRNA-Drug Interactions from Literature. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2017;doi: 10.1109/TCBB.2017.2723394.
5. He F, Zhu G, Wang YY, Zhao XM, et al. PCID: A Novel Approach for Predicting Disease Comorbidity by Integrating Multi-scale Data. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2017;14(3):678-686.
6. Zhu G, Yang H, Chen X, Wu J, Zhang Y, Zhao XM. CSTEA: a webserver for the Cell State Transition Expression Atlas. Nucleic Acids Research, 2017;doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx402
7. Qin GM, Li RY, Zhao XM, et al. PhosD: inferring kinase-substrate interactions based on protein domains. Bioinformatics, 2017;33(8):1197-1204.
8. Wang YY, Chen WH, Xiao PP, Xie WB, Luo Q, Bork P, Zhao XM. GEAR: A database of Genomic Elements Associated with drug Resistance. Scientific Reports, 2017;7:44085.
9. Qin GM, Li RY, Zhao XM. Identifying disease associated miRNAs based on protein domains. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2016;13(6):1027-1035.
10. Zhang XF, Ou-Yang L, Zhao XM, Yan H. Differential network analysis from cross-platform gene expression data. Scientific Reports, 2016;6:34112.
11. Zhang XD, Song J, Bork P, Zhao XM. The exploration of network motifs as potential drug targets from post-translational regulatory networks. Scientific Reports, 2016;6:20558.
12. Zhu G, Wu A, Xu XJ, Xiao PP, Lu L, Zhao XM, et al. PPIM: A Protein-Protein Interaction Database for Maize. Plant Physiology, 2016;170(2):618-26.
13. Downs CA, Kreiner L, Zhao XM, Trac P, Johnson NM, Hansen JM, Brown LA, Helms MN. Oxidized glutathione (GSSG) inhibits epithelial sodium channel activity in primary alveolar epithelial cells. American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 2015;308(9):L943-52.
14. Zhang X, Zhao J, Hao JK, Zhao XM, Chen L. Conditional mutual inclusive information enables accurate quantification of associations in gene regulatory networks. Nucleic Acids Research, 2015;43(5):e31.
15. Zhao XM, Liu KQ, Zhu G, He F, Duval B, Richer JM, Huang DS, Jiang CJ, Hao JK, Chen L. Identifying cancer-related microRNAs based on gene expression data. Bioinformatics, 2015;31(8):1226-34
16. Wang HQ, Zheng CH, Zhao XM. jNMFMA: a joint non-negative matrix factorization meta-analysis of transcriptomics data. Bioinformatics, 2015;31(4):572-80.
17. Wang M, Zhao XM, Tan H, Akutsu T, Whisstock J, and Song J. Cascleave 2.0, a new approach for predicting caspase and granzyme cleavage targets. Bioinformatics, 2014;30(1):71-80.
18. Chen WH, Zhao XM, Noort V, Bork P. Comments on "Human Dominant Disease Genes Are Enriched in Paralogs Originating from Whole Genome Duplication". PLoS Computational Biology, 2013;9(5):e1003073.
19. Qin G, Zhao XM. A survey on computational approaches to identifying disease biomarkers based on molecular networks. Journal of theoretical biology, 2014;362:9-16.
20. H Wang , H Zheng, Azuaje, F, Zhao XM. Drug-Domain Interaction Networks in Myocardial Infarction". IEEE Transactions on, NanoBioscience, 2013;12(3):182-8.
21. Chen WH, Zhao XM, van Noort V, Bork P. Human monogenic disease genes have frequently functionally redundant paralogs". PLoS Computational Biology, 2013;9(5):e1003073.
22. Liu X, Zhang X, Tang WH, Chen L, Zhao XM. eFG: an electronic resource for Fusarium graminearum". Database (Oxford). 2013;2013:bat042
23. Liu X, Liu R, Zhao XM, Chen L. Detecting early-warning signals of type 1 diabetes and its leading biomolecular networks by dynamical network biomarkers"[J]. BMC Medical Genomics, 2013;6 Suppl 2:S8.
24. Sun C, Shi ZZ, Zhou X, Chen L, Zhao XM. Prediction of S-Glutathionylation Sites Based on Protein Sequences". PLoS ONE , 2013;8(2):e55512.
25. Zhang X, Liu K, Liu ZP, Duval B, Richer JM, Zhao XM, Hao JK, Chen L. NARROMI: a noise and redundancy reduction technique improves accuracy of gene regulatory network inference". Bioinformatics, 2013;29(1):106-13.
26. Wang J, Hu F, Cheng H, Zhao XM, Wen T. A systems biology approach to identifying the signaling network regulated by Rho-GDI-γ during neural stem cell differentiation", Molecular BioSystems, 2012;8(11):2916-23.
27. Liu KQ, Liu ZP, Hao JK, Chen L, Zhao XM. Identifying dysregulated pathways in cancers from pathway interaction networks", BMC Bioinformatics, 2012;8(11):2916-23.
28. Liu X, Liu ZP, Zhao XM, Chen L. Identifying disease genes and module biomarkers by differential interactions", Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA, 2012;19(2):241-8.
29. Wang YY, Nacher JC, Zhao XM. Predicting drug targets based on protein domains", Molecular BioSystems, 2012;8(5):1528-34.
30. Zhao XM, Iskar M, Zeller G, Kuhn M, van Noort V, Bork P. Prediction of drug combinations by integrating molecular and pharmacological data", PLOS Computational Biology, 2011 ;7(12):e1002323.
31. Iskar M, Zeller G, Zhao XM, van Noort V, Bork P. Drug discovery in the age of systems biology: the rise of computational approaches for data integration", Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 2012;23(4):609-16.
32. Sapkota A, Liu X, Zhao XM, Cao Y, Liu J, Liu ZP, Chen L. DIPOS: database of interacting proteins in Oryza sativa", Molecular BioSystems, 2011;7(9):2615-21.
33. Tang X, Zhang ZY, Zhang WJ, Zhao XM, Li X, Zhang D, Liu QQ, Tang WH. Global Gene Profiling of Laser-Captured Pollen Mother Cells Indicates Molecular Pathways and Gene Subfamilies Involved in Rice Male Meiosis", Plant Physiology, 2010;154(4):1855-70.
34. Liu X, Tang WH, Zhao XM, Chen L. A network approach to predict pathogenic genes for Fusarium graminearum", PLoS ONE, 2010;5(10):e13021.
35. Xia JF, Zhao XM, Song J, Huang DS. APIS: accurate prediction of hot spots in protein interfaces by combining protrusion index with solvent accessibility", BMC Bioinformatics, 2010;11:174.
36. Wu Z, Zhao XM, Chen L. A Systems biology approach to identify effective cocktail drugs", BMC Systems Biology (OSB2009 special issue), 2010;4 Suppl 2:S7.
37. Sun C, Zhao XM, Tang W, Chen L. FGsub: Fusarium graminearum protein subcellular localization prediction from primary structures", BMC Systems Biology (OSB2009 special issue), 2010;4 Suppl 2:S12.
38. Zhao XM, Cheung YM, Huang DS. Analysis of Gene Expression Data Using RPEM Algorithm in Normal Mixture Model with Dynamic Adjustment of Learning Rate", International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, 2010;24(4): 651-666.
39. Zhao XM, Chen L, Aihara K. A discriminative approach to identifying domain-domain interactions from protein-protein interactions", Proteins, 2010;78(5):1243-53.
40. Zhao XM, Zhang XW, Tang WH, Chen L. FPPI: Fusarium graminearum protein-protein interaction database", Journal of Proteome Research, 2009;8(10):4714-21.
41. Zhao XM, Wang RS, Chen L, Aihara K. Uncovering signal transduction networks from high-throughput data by integer linear programming", Nucleic Acids Research, 2008;36(9):e48.
42. Zhao XM, Wang Y, Chen L, Aihara K. Gene function prediction using labeled and unlabeled data", BMC Bioinformatics, 2008;9:57.
43. Zhao XM, Li X, Chen L, Aihara K, Kazuyuki Aihara. Protein classification with imbalanced data", Proteins, 2008;70(4):1125-32.
44. Zhao XM, Wang Y, Chen L, Aihara K. Protein domain annotation with integration of heterogeneous information sources", Proteins, 2008;72(1):461-73.
45. Huang DS, Zhao XM, Huang GB, Cheung YM. Classifying protein sequences using hydropathy blocks", Pattern Recognition, 2006;39: 2293-2300.
46. Zhao XM, Cheung YM, Huang DS. A novel approach to extracting features from motif content and protein composition for protein sequence classification", Neural Networks, 2005;18(8):1019-28.