Ping Zhang, PhD

Menzies Health Institute Queensland, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

Dr. Ping Zhang is leading the Bioinformatics Group at Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ), Griffith University Australia. Prior to joining to Griffith in 2015, she worked at Bond University, The University of Queensland and CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) as an Assistant Professor and Research Scientist. Her research interest include pattern recognition, applying machine learning and statistical techniques for medical decision making and biomarkers discovery. She developed computational modelling techniques and applied them to various health related research, such as diagnosis of cancers, influenza, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, prediction of progression of Alzheimer’s, vaccine target identification and vaccine scheduling optimization etc.