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zhiwu zhang

  • Dr.
  • Associate Professor
  • Washington State University
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I am an Associate Professor in Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University with Endowment of Distinguished Professorship for Statistical Genomics from Washington Grain Commission. My research is to develop innovative, cutting-edge statistical methods and computing tools to advance genomic research toward the sustainability of food production and healthcare management. I teache a graduate level course, Statistical Genomics (Crop_Sci545), mainly covering gene mapping through Genome Wide Association Studies and molecular breeding through genomic prediction.

Research interests


PLoS One

Academic editor

2016 - Present

Recent publications

  • Genome-wide association study of milk and reproductive traits in dual-purpose Xinjiang Brown cattle

    • Zhou J
    • Liu L
    • Chen C
    • et al.
  • BLINK: A package for the next level of genome-wide association studies with both individuals and markers in the millions

    • Huang M
    • Liu X
    • Zhou Y
    • et al.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Washington State University

June 2014 - Present



Michigan State University

August 1994 - July 1998(4 years)


Co-authors (452)

  • Matthew McGowan
  • Isabel Vales
  • Meng Huang