UT Southwestern Medical Center

About PI

Tao Wang

Assistant Professor, Quantitative Biomedical Research Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  •   214-648-3111
  •  Tao.Wang@UTSouthwestern.edu
  •  Suite H9.106B, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75390

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Biography


Assistant Professor of the Quantitative Biomedical Research Center in the Department of Population and Data Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Wang's research revolves around using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and biostatistics approaches to study the implications of tumor immunology for tumorigenesis, metastasis, prognosis, and treatment response in a variety of cancers. Dr. Wang is affiliated with the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Wang graduated from Peking University in China in 2011 and studied at UT Southwestern under the mentoring of Drs. Yang Xie and Guanghua Xiao. He became an Assistant Professor at UTSW after obtaining his Ph.D. in 2015. Aside from his research and investigative work, Dr. Wang also enjoys movies, cooking, and sports with family and friends.

Faculty Academic Appointments

  • Present 2017
    Assistant Professor (tenure track)
    Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • Present 2017
    Assistant Professor (tenure track)
    Center for the Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • 2017 2015
    Assistant Professor (research track)
    Department of Population and Data Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • 2017 2015
    Assistant Professor (research track)
    Center for the Genetics of Host Defense, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Education

  • 2015 2011
    Ph.D., Biostatistics and Bioinformatics & Integrative Biology (Dr. Yang Xie)
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  • 2015 2012
    M.S., Statistics
    UT Dallas, USA
  • 2011 2007
    B.S., Life Sciences
    Peking University, China

Committee Service

  • 2021 2019
    PhD Committee for Danyi Xiong (Bio-statistics)
    UT Southwestern Medical Center/Southern Methodist University
  • Present 2020
    Immunology graduate program
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Present 2020
    PhD Committee for Xinyi Zhang (BME)
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2020 2019
    UTSW Computational And Systems Works-In-Progress & Journal Club organization committee
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Present 2019
    UTSW Simmons Cancer Center Biostatistics Core Internal Advisory Committee
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Present 2019
    UTSW PhD Admissions Committee
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2020 2019
    PhD Committee for Debapriya Sinha (BME)
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2019 2019
    Cancer Center Biostatistics Faculty Search Committee
    UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Present 2017
    Biomedical Engineering graduate program
    UT Southwestern Medical Center