Meng is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Statistical Genomics Laboratory in the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Washington State University (WSU) in Pullman, WA.
Meng is main research interests are focused on 1) employing statistically powerful and efficient methods to address the relationship between complex traits and genetic variants in animals and plants, 2) using high performance computing methods to develop genome-wide association studies software. His long-term research goal is to obtain the most genetic gain and solve genetic breeding problems using statistical genetic methods.
Meng obtained his Ph.D. degree at Northwest A&F University. He worked as Assistant Research Fellow in Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute of China, before joining Dr. Zhang is lab. He was trained as a Quantitative Geneticist, with extensive experience in statistics and computation, and a deep understanding of biology.
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