Dr Chenglong Yu

Chenglong Yu
NHMRC Postdoctoral Researcher
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

My research areas include mathematical & statistical modelling in biology and medicine, bioinformatics, statistical genetics, biostatistics and applied mathematics. Specifically, the topics are mainly on classification and cluster analysis of biological sequence or clinical data, modelling and analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data, computational molecular evolution and phylogenetics, genetic epidemiology (GWAS/rare variant analysis), gene prediction/finding, and metagenomics.

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Dr Chenglong Yu

My research areas include mathematical & statistical modelling in biology and medicine, bioinformatics, statistical genetics, biostatistics and applied mathematics. Specifically, the topics are mainly on classification and cluster analysis of biological sequence or clinical data, modelling and analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data, computational molecular evolution and phylogenetics, genetic epidemiology (GWAS/rare variant analysis), gene prediction/finding, and metagenomics.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2017 Research Fellow University of Adelaide, Adelaide
2014 Adjunct Lecturer (Academic Status) Flinders University, Adelaide
2014 - 2017 Research Fellow South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide
2012 - 2014 Visiting Research Assistant Professor University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago
2010 - 2012 Research Associate Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2006 - 2010 Teaching Assistant Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Language Competencies

Language Competency
Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, speak and understand spoken
Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2010 Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong Ph.D.
2006 Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China M.S.

Certifications

Date Title Institution name Country
2015 Certificate for “Completion of the Postgraduate Su Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching, Flinders University Australia
2015 Certificate for “Flinders Foundations of Universit Centre for University Teaching, Flinders University Australia
2006 Certificate for “Preparation for Teaching Assistan Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research, the Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong

Research Interests

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Zhang, L., Liu, S., Liu, T., Yu, C., & Hu, Z. (2018). Control effect of periodic variation on the growth of harmful algal bloom causative species. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 54, 185-201.
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2017 Yu, C., Arcos-Burgos, M., Licinio, J., & Wong, M. (2017). A latent genetic subtype of major depression identified by whole-exome genotyping data in a Mexican-American cohort. Translational Psychiatry, 7(5), e1134-1-e1134-6.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1 Europe PMC1
2017 Yu, C., Baune, B., Fu, K., Wong, M., & Licinio, J. (2017). Genetic clustering of depressed patients and normal controls based on single-nucleotide variant proportion. Journal of Affective Disorders, 227, 450-454.
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2017 Dong, R., Zheng, H., Tian, K., Yau, S. -C., Mao, W., Yu, W., . . . Yau, S. S. (2017). Virus Database and Online Inquiry System Based on Natural Vectors. EVOLUTIONARY BIOINFORMATICS, 13, 7 pages.
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2017 Yu, C. (2017). Natural Vector Method for Virus Phylogenetic Classification: A Mini-Review. Current Bioinformatics, 12, 5 pages.
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2017 Yu, C., Baune, B., Wong, M., & Licinio, J. (2017). Investigation of copy number variation in subjects with major depression based on whole-genome sequencing data. Journal of Affective Disorders, 220, 38-42.
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2017 Yu, C., Baune, B., Licinio, J., & Wong, M. (2017). A novel strategy for clustering major depression individuals using whole-genome sequencing variant data. Scientific Reports, 7, 44389-1-44389-7.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1 Europe PMC1
2017 Yu, C., Baune, B., Licinio, J., & Wong, M. (2017). Whole-genome single nucleotide variant distribution on genomic regions and its relationship to major depression. Psychiatry Research, 252, 75-79.
DOI Scopus3 WoS2 Europe PMC2
2017 Yu, C., Baune, B., Licinio, J., & Wong, M. (2017). Single-nucleotide variant proportion in genes: a new concept to explore major depression based on DNA sequencing data. Journal of Human Genetics, 62(5), 577-580.
DOI Scopus4 WoS1 Europe PMC3
2017 Wong, M., Arcos-Burgos, M., Liu, S., Vélez, J., Yu, C., Baune, B., . . . Licinio, J. (2017). The PHF21B gene is associated with major depression and modulates the stress response. Molecular Psychiatry, 22(7), 1015-1025.
DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC2
2016 Zhang, L., Yu, C., & Liu, T. (2016). Control of finite-time anti-synchronization for variable-order fractional chaotic systems with unknown parameters. Nonlinear Dynamics, 86(3), 1967-1980.
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2016 Huang, H. -H., & Yu, C. (2016). Clustering DNA sequences using the out-of-place measure with reduced n-grams. JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 406, 61-72.
DOI WoS2 Europe PMC2
2015 ZHANG, L., YU, C., & SUN, J. (2015). GENERALIZED WEIERSTRASS–MANDELBROT FUNCTION MODEL FOR ACTUAL STOCKS MARKETS INDEXES WITH NONLINEAR CHARACTERISTICS. Fractals, 23(02), 1550006.
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2015 Siegel, K., Altenburger, K., Hon, Y. -S., Lin, J., & Yu, C. (2015). PuzzleCluster: A Novel Unsupervised Clustering Algorithm for Binning DNA Fragments in Metagenomics. Current Bioinformatics, 10(2), 231-252.
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2015 Hoang, T., Yin, C., Zheng, H., Yu, C., He, R. L., & Yau, S. S. -T. (2015). A new method to cluster DNA sequences using Fourier power spectrum. JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY, 372, 135-145.
DOI WoS15 Europe PMC11
2015 Yuan, H., Yu, C., Li, X., Sun, L., Zhu, X., Zhao, C., . . . Yang, Z. (2015). Serum Uric Acid Levels and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome: A Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 100(11), 4198-4207.
DOI WoS30 Europe PMC22
2014 Yu, C., Lucy He, R., & Yau, S. S. -T. (2014). Viral genome phylogeny based on Lempel–Ziv complexity and Hausdorff distance. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 348, 12-20.
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2014 Yu, C., Deng, M., Zheng, L., He, R., Yang, J., & Yau, S. -T. (2014). DFA7, a New Method to Distinguish between Intron-Containing and Intronless Genes. PLOS ONE, 9(7), 1-10.
DOI WoS3 Europe PMC2
2014 ZHANG, L., LIU, S., & YU, C. (2014). Chaotic behaviour of nonlinear coupled reaction–diffusion system in four-dimensional space. Pramana, 82(6), 995-1009.
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2014 Zhang, L., Liu, S., & Yu, C. (2014). Control effects of Morlet wavelet term on Weierstrass–Mandelbrot function model. Indian Journal of Physics, 88(8), 867-874.
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2014 Huang, H. -H., Yu, C., Zheng, H., Hernandez, T., Yau, S. -C., He, R., . . . Yau, S. -T. (2014). Global comparison of multiple-segmented viruses in 12-dimensional genome space. Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 81, 29-36.
DOI WoS13 Europe PMC10
2014 Zhang, L., Liu, S., & Yu, C. (2014). Control of Weierstrass–Mandelbrot Function Model with Morlet Wavelets. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 24(10), 1450121-1-1450121-9.
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2013 Yu, C., Deng, M., Cheng, S. -Y., Yau, S. -C., He, R. L., & Yau, S. S. -T. (2013). Protein space: A natural method for realizing the nature of protein universe. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 318, 197-204.
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2013 Yu, C., Hernandez, T., Zheng, H., Yau, S. -C., Huang, H. -H., He, R., . . . Yau, S. -T. (2013). Real Time Classification of Viruses in 12 Dimensions. PLoS ONE, 8(5), 1-10.
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2013 Yu, C., He, R. L., & Yau, S. S. -T. (2013). Protein sequence comparison based on K-string dictionary. Gene, 529(2), 250-256.
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2011 Yu, C., Deng, M., & Yau, S. S. -T. (2011). DNA sequence comparison by a novel probabilistic method. Information Sciences, 181(8), 1484-1492.
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2011 Yu, C., Cheng, S. -Y., He, R. L., & Yau, S. S. -T. (2011). Protein map: An alignment-free sequence comparison method based on various properties of amino acids. Gene, 486(1-2), 110-118.
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2011 Deng, M., Yu, C., Liang, Q., He, R., & Yau, S. -T. (2011). A Novel Method of Characterizing Genetic Sequences: Genome Space with Biological Distance and Applications. PLoS ONE, 6(3), 1-9.
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2010 Yu, C., Liang, Q., Yin, C., He, R., & Yau, S. -T. (2010). A Novel Construction of Genome Space with Biological Geometry. DNA Research, 17(3), 155-168.
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2008 Yau, S. S. -T., Yu, C., & He, R. (2008). A Protein Map and Its Application. DNA and Cell Biology, 27(5), 241-250.
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Conference Items

Year Citation
2017 Licinio, J., Arcos-Burgos, M., Liu, S., Velez, J., Yu, C., Baune, B., . . . Wong, M. (2017). PHF21B GENE: ASSOCIATION WITH MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER AND MODULATION OF THE STRESS RESPONSE. Poster session presented at the meeting of AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY. SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD.

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2015 - ongoing Member Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society Australia
2014 - 2016 Member Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Australia
2013 - 2014 Member International Association of Classification Society United States
2013 - 2014 Member International Genetic Epidemiology Society United States

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
2017 - ongoing Board Member Journal of Dementia United States
2017 - ongoing Board Member Scientific Journal of Depression & Anxiety United States
Position
NHMRC Postdoctoral Researcher
Phone
83136343
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building, floor 8
Room Number
WS8071.14
Org Unit
Adelaide Medical School

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