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About Xiaoqiu Huang

Xiaoqiu Huang is a professor of computer science at Iowa State University. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from Pennsylvania State University in 1990. His research area is bioinformatics. He is the author of a widely used EST assembly program named CAP3. He and colleagues have developed a whole-genome assembly program named PCAP. PCAP has been used by Washington University Genome Center in chimpanzee and chicken genome projects. In addition to the assembly programs, his group has developed a number of alignment programs for analysis of DNA sequences. His current research is focused on understanding genome evolution and function by using genome sequence data.


Present Professor, Iowa State University Department of Computer Science

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205 Atanasoff
2434 Osborn Dr
Ames, IA 50011


Peer-Reviewed Articles (20)

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