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CHIU Ka Ho Jimmy

Dr Chiu is a bioinformatician specializing in application development. He previously worked on developing computational approaches to analyze and compare the secondary structures of non-protein coding RNAs. Most of these works have been published in various bioinformatics journals. Since joining NUS, he has been focusing on bioinformatics related to pathogen genomics and antimicrobial resistance analysis.


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health

Research Areas:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Infectious Diseases

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD (Bioinformatics), La Trobe University. 2016
  • MSc (Computer Science) with Distinction, the University of Hong Kong. 2008
  • BEng (Information Engineering), the University of Hong Kong. 2002

Career History:

  • Research Fellow, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore (8/2017 - )
  • Research Fellow, Life Sciences Institute, National University of Singapore (2/2017 - 7/2017)
  • Research Associate, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, La Trobe University (9/2015 - 1/2017)

Selected Publications:

  • Chiu, J.K.H. and Chen, Y.P.P. (2017). A comprehensive study of RNA secondary structure alignment algorithms. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 18 (2), 291-305.
  • Chiu, J.K.H. and Chen, Y.P.P. (2015). Pairwise RNA Secondary Structure Alignment with Conserved Stem Pattern. Bioinformatics, 31 (24), 3914 – 3921.
  • Chiu, J.K.H. and Chen, Y.P.P. (2015). Efficient conversion of RNA pseudoknots to knot-free structures using a graphical model. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 62(5), 1265 – 1271.
  • Chiu, J.K.H. and Chen, Y.P.P. (2012). Conformational features of topologically classified RNA secondary structures. PLoS ONE, 7(7), e39907.
Research Fellow 
Email ephckh@nus.edu.sg


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