Youping Deng, Ph.D.

Youping Deng, Ph.D.

Director of Bioinformatics Core Facility

Office: BSB 222 B
(808) 692-1664


  • Ph.D.
    Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
    Beijing, China

Research Focus

Bioinformatics, biomedical informatics, cancer, genomics, systems biology.

Selected Publications

  • Hu L, Chen S, Fu Y, Gao Z, Long H, Wang JM, Ren HW, Zuo Y, Li H, Wang J, Xu QB, Yu WX, Liu J, Shao C, Hao JJ, Wang CZ, Ma Y, Wang Z, Yanagihara R, Deng Y*. Risk Factors Associated with Clinical Outcomes in 323 COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients in Wuhan, China. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 May 3:ciaa539. doi:10.1093/cid/ciaa539. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32361738; PMCID: PMC7197620.
  • Deng Y*, Zhu Y, Wang H, Khadka VS, Hu L, Ai J, Dou Y, Li Y, Dai S, Mason CE, Wang Y, Jia W, Zhang J, Huang G, Jiang B. (2019). Ratio-Based Method To Identify True Biomarkers by Normalizing Circulating ncRNA Sequencing and Quantitative PCR Data. Anal Chem; May 21;91(10):6746-6753. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b00821. PubMed PMID: 31002238.
  • Wang C, Gong B, Buschel PR, Thierry-Mieg J, Thierry-Mieg D, Xu J, Fang H, Hong H, Shen J, Su Z, Meehan J, Li X, Yang L, Li H, Labaj PP, Kreil DP, Megherbi D, Gaj S, Caiment F, van Delft J, Kleinjans J, Scherer A, Devanarayan V, Wang J, Yang Y, Qian HR, Lancashire LJ, Bessarabova M, Nikolsky Y, Furlanello C, Chierici M, Albanese D, Jurman G, Riccadonna S, Filosi M, Visintainer R, Zhang KK, Li J, Hseih JH, Svolboda DL, Fuscoe JC, Deng Y, Shi L, Paules R Auerbach SS, Tong W. The concordance between RNA-seq and microarray data depends on chemical treatment and transcript abundance. Nat Biotechnol. 2014 Sep; 32(9):926-32. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3001. Epub 2014 Aug 24. PubMed PMID: 25150839; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4243706.
  • Melson J, Li Y, Cassinotti E, Melnikov A, Boni L, Ai J, Greenspan M, Mobarhan S, Levenson V, Deng Y. Commonality and differences of methylation signatures in the plasma of patients with pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2014 Jun 1;134(11): 2656-62. doi: 10.1002/ijc.28593. Epub 2013 Nov 29. PubMed PMID: 224288256.
  • Pirooznia M, Habib T, Perkins EJ, Deng Y. GOfetcher: a database with complex searching facility for gene ontolog. Bioinformatics. 2008 Nov 1;24(21):2561-3. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btn441. Epub 2008 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 18728045.