My research field mainly focus on high dimensional biology and statistical computing. I am also an experienced collaborator.  I have collorborated with many researchers from different fields including cancer research, public health, epidimiology, nusing, biology,  computer science and engineering. 

Selected Publications

"Bupivacaine Extended-Release Liposomal Injection versus Bupivacaine HCl for Early Post-Operative Pain Control Following Wrist Operations: A Prospective, Randomized Control Trial", The Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol.45, Issue 6, P550.E1-550.E8, June 2020 (with Elizabeth L. Dale).

"Male group members are costly to plurally breeding Octodon degus females”, Journal Behaviour, DOI:10:1163/1568539X-00003525, 2018 (with Loren Hayes).

"Z Probe, an Efficient Tool for Characterizing Long Non-Coding RNA in FFPE Tissues'', Non-Coding RNA, 4-20, 2018, doi:10.3390/ncrna4030020 (with Manish Tripathi etc.).

"Bupivacaine Extended-Release Liposomal Injection versus Bupivacaine HCl for Early Post-Operative Pain Control Following Wrist Operations: A Prospective, Randomized Control Trial '', The Journal of Hand Surgery, 2018 (with Chase Kluemper).

"Enhanced Recovery Protocol Compliance Influences Length of Stay: Resolving Barriers to Implementation”, The American Surgeon,84(6):801-807, 2017. (with Evon Zoog)

"Progressive Surgical Autonomy in a Plastic Surgery Resident Clinic”, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, vol. 5 (5) e1318, 2017 (with Kristopher M. Day).

"A study of staistical and machine learning methods for cancer classification using cross-species genomic data'',  Jacob Journal of Biostatistics,  Vol.1 (1) 007, 2016 (with B. Shamsaei and S. Pounds).

''A single-center retrospective review of post-operative infectious complications in the surgical management of mandibular fractures: An outcomes analysis",  Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 81 (6), pp. 1109-1114, 2016 (with F. Dominga etc.).

''Multi-organ mapping of cancer risk'', Cell, vol. 166 (5), pp.  1132-1146.e7, 2016, (with L. Zhu etc).

''Big Data-enabled Multiscale Serviceability Analysis about Aging Bridges", Journal of Digital Communications and Networks, vol.2 (3),  pp.  97-107, (2016)(with Y. Liang etc).

"Temporal Dynamics in Rhizosphere Bacterial Communities of Three Perennial Grassland Species", Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Agronomy, vol. 6 (1), pp. 1-17, 2016 (with Murphy and B. Foster).

"Comparison of machine learning and statistical algorithms for Classification of human cancer type", Proceedings (peer-reviewed) of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 978-1-5090-2455-1, pp. 296-299, 2016 (with B. Shamsaei).

"On the Evaluation of the most accurate animal model of pediatric medulloblastoma", JSM Proceedings (peer-reviewed), VA: American Statistical Association, pp. 1121-1131, 2015 (with B. Shamsaei).

"The Effect of progressive-tension closure on donor site seroma formation in delayed latissimus dorsi flaps for breast reconstruction", Annals to Plastic Surgery, vol. 76 (2), pp.170-173, 2014 (with L. Landis etc).

"Evaluating application of the national healthcare safety network central line-associated bloodstream infection surveillance definition: a survey of pediatric Intensive Care and Hematology/Oncology Units", Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol.  34  (7), pp.663-70, (2013  (with A.H Gaur etc).

“Surveillance of Hospital-Acquired Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Pedi-atric Hematology-Oncology Patients: lessons learned, challenges ahead”, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 34 (3), pp. 316-320, 2013 (with A.H. Gaur, D. G. Bundy).

"Associated Bloodstream Infections in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Patients: lessons learned, challenges ahead", Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 34 (3), pp. 316-20, 2013 ( with A.H Gaur etc).

"Empirical bayesian selection of hypothesis testing procedures for analysis of mRNA-seq data", Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, vol.  11  (5), pp. 1544-115, 2013 (with S. Pounds).

 "A mouse model for the most aggressive molecule subtype of human Medulloblastoma", Cancer Cell, vol.  21  (2), pp. 168-180,2012 (with D. Kawauchi etc.).

"A procedure to statistically evaluate agreement of differential expression for cross-species genomics", Bioinformatics, vol. 27  (15), pp. 2098-2103 ,2011 (with S. Pounds).

"A phenotype-drive dimension reduction (PhDDR) approach to integrated genomic association analysis", IEEE Engineering in medicine and Biology Society, pp. 6837-40, 2011 (with C. Cheng).

"Graph ranking for exploratory gene data analysis", BMC Bioinformatics, vol. 10 (Suppl 11), S19 2009 (with C. Dang etc.)


Chapter  “Civil Infrastructure Serviceability Evaluation Based on Big Data”  of the book “Guide to Big Data Applications”, Springer 2017 1st Edition. (with Y. Liang etc.) [available at Amazon]


C. Gao, S. Pounds, AGDEX, a peer-reviewed open source bioinformatics software package., Bioconductor (2011).