Xiaojian Shao

Roles and responsibilities

Research Officer

Current research and/or projects

Application and development of bioinformatics and computational biology approaches to investigate the genetic and environmental effects on human complex diseases.

Research and/or project statements


  • Ph.D in Operation Research and Management, China Agricultural University
  • Visting Ph.D student in Bioinformatics, University of Toronto
  • Postdoctoral fellow at McGill University Genome Centre, McGill University

Professional activities/interests

  • Bioinformatics | Computational Biology
  • Epigenomics | Single Cell Genomics
  • Machine Learning and Optimization | Data Science

Key publications

Please refer to my publications on my Google Scholar profile.

Previous work experience

  • Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (2018 - present)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada (2022 - present)
  • Bioinformatics Consultant, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (2016 - 2018)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2011 - 2013)
Xiaojian Shao

Xiaojian Shao

Associate Research Officer
Digital Technologies
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Telephone: 613-993-5210

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Health, Genomics, Information Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Supervised Learning, Big Data, Genomics, Data Science, Bioinformatics