Xin Gao

Principal Investigator


Associate professor of Computer Science
Computational Bioscience Research Center
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering Division
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Research Interests

  • Automating Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) protein structure determination.
  • Modeling dynamics of complex biological systems, such as protein-protein interaction and  protein-ligand binding.
  • Protein structure prediction
  • Comparative genomics

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Selected Publications

1.  Richard Jang, Xin Gao, and Ming Li. “Towards fully automated structure-based NMR resonance assignment of 15N-labeled proteins from automatically picked peaks”, JCB, 2011.

2.  Babak Alipanahi, Xin Gao, Emre Karakoc, Frank Balbach, Shuai Cheng Li, Guangyu Feng, Logan Donaldson, and Ming Li. “Error tolerant NMR backbone resonance assignment for automated structure generation”, JBCB, 2011.

3.  Xin Gao, Dongbo Bu, Jinbo Xu, and Ming Li. “Improving consensus contact prediction via server correlation reduction”, BMC Structural Biology, 2009.

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2009-2010 Lane Fellow, Lane Center for Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University, US
2004-2009 Ph.D., David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada
2000-2004 Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and Technology Department, Tsinghua University, China