Nan Xiao

Senior Data Scientist. Seven Bridges Genomics, Inc. Cambridge, MA, USA.
PhD Candidate. Statistics. Central South University. Changsha, Hunan, China.


My research focuses on developing scalable statistical machine learning methods with software to detect key signals and reveal meaningful patterns from high-dimensional data. My Erdős number is 4.

My industry experience dedicates to designing and implementing full-stack cloud-based data analysis solutions for leading pharmaceutical research organizations in the world. By integrating my expertise in machine learning, RESTful API, and web applications, my mission is to democratize genomic data analysis and amplify scientific discovery at scale.

I am an active contributor to the R community, with 20+ open source R packages and Shiny applications for machine learning, data visualization, and reproducible research. I won the 2018 John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award from the American Statistical Association for my R package liftr.