Dave Tang

Computational biologist

Tokyo, Japan

me at davetang dot org

+61 08 6488 4409

Research interests

Single-cell genomics

Rare genetic disorders

Non-coding RNA

Machine learning




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Work Experience

Visiting Scientist / RIKEN Yokohama
May 2015 - Current

Non-coding RNAs, transposable elements, and blood transcriptomics.

Post-doctoral Research Associate / University of Western Australia
July 2017 - November 2019

Using single-cell genomic technologies towards understanding plant development.

Post-doctoral researcher / Telethon Kids Institute
May 2015 - June 2017

Analysing genetic variation in patients with rare diseases and developing integrative approaches towards identifying disease-causing variants.

Research Associate / RIKEN Yokohama
April 2010 - May 2015

Analysing high-throughput transcriptome sequencing data to elucidate the roles of non-coding RNAs and transposable elements.


Vrije University / the Netherlands
2010 - 2015

PhD in computational biology

University of Queensland / Australia
2001 - 2005

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in biochemistry and microbiology