Haiquan Li

Assistant Professor
Director for Translational Bioinformatics
Department of Medicine
Statistics GIDP
University of Arizona
BSRL building, Room 254
1230 N Cherry Ave
PO BOX 210242
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 626-4134
Email: haiquan@email.arizona.edu

Research Interests

Biomedical big data science, Translational bioinformatics, bioinformatics, clinical informatics.


University of Arizona Graduate Certificate in Statistics 2015 - 2016
National University of Singapore Ph.D. in Computer Science 2002 - 2006
Huazhong University of Science & Technology M. Eng. & B. Eng in Computer Software 1992 - 1999

Previous Working experiences

Department of Medicine, University of Ilinois at Chicago Research Assistant Professor 2011 - 2013
Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Research Asssociate (Assistant Professor) 2010 - 2011
Plant Biology Division, Noble Foundation, Inc. Research Asssociate      2006 - 2010
Ipedo Shanghai Inc Java Engineer 2001 - 2002


Best Paper Award (with Vincent Gardeux) Translational Bioinformatics Conference 2013
Overall winner of poster competition (with Kelly Regan) American Medical Association Research Symposium  2012
Best Paper Award (with Younghee Lee) Translational Bioinformatics Conference 2012
Distinguished Paper Award American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium 2011
President's Graduate Fellowship National University of Singapore 2005-2006
I2R Biannual Best Paper Award Institute for Infocomm Research Spring 2005
Dean's Graduate Award School of Computing, NUS 2004-2005
Top Ten Students in Science & Technology Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech. 1996
Second Runner in National College Challenge Cup China 1995


NIH/NAID 1U01AI122275-01A1 $2.27M (MPI: Galgiani/Holland/Lussier) 3/21/17-2/28/21
  • Title: Immuno-Genetic Basis for Human Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis
  • Role: Co-investigator
  • NIH/NHLBI 1R01HL132523 $5,537,851 (MPI: Fernando Martinez, Stefano Guerra & Anne Wright) 4/1/16 – 3/31/20
  • Title: Early Origins of Chronic Airflow Limitation: Outcomes into the 4th Decade of Life
  • Role: Co-investigator
  • NIH 1R01CA190696-01 $207,500/year (PI: Schatz) 9/19/14 – 8/31/17
  • Title: A New Treatment Paradigm for ALK-driven Cancers Exploiting Oncogene Overdose
  • Role: Co-investigator
  • Publications

    Orcid Google scholar