2020 applicants
People

Yucheng Wang

Postgraduate Research Student
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
 Yucheng Wang

Research and professional activities

Thesis

Epigenetic machine learning: utilizing DNA methylation patterns to predict age acceleration.

Aging and health is a supremely timely topic as life expectancies worldwide are higher than ever and non-communicable causes of death now predominate for a majority of the world's population. DNA methylation profiles are of great interest because they are an epigenetic measure related to gene expression and its regulation but more stable and easier to analyse than gene expression itself or other epigenetic marks. One topic of particularly wide interest currently is epigenetic change with

Supervisor: Zhai, Xiaojun

Contact

yw19282@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus