Zhirui Hu

Zhirui Hu

Assistant Professor

Research areas:bayesian statistics, computational statistics, phylogenetics, bioinformatics

Office: Room 209-E, Weiqing Building, Tsinghua University

Phone: +86-10-62786473

Email: huzr@tsinghua.edu.cn

Background

  • PhD in Statistics, Harvard University
  • Assistant Professor, Center for Statistical Science, Tsinghua University (2020-)

Link:https://xyz111131.github.io/zhirui_lab/

Publications

  •  Lauren Mifflin, Zhirui Hu, Connor Dufort, Cynthia C Hession, Alec J Walker, Kongyan Niu, Hong Zhu, Nan Liu, Jun S Liu, Joshua Z Levin, Beth Stevens, Junying Yuan, and Chengyu Zou. A RIPK1-Regulated Inflammatory Microglial State in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. PNAS, 2021, in press.
  • Z Hu, ZT Ke, JS Liu. Measurement error models: from nonparametric methods to deep neural networks. Under revision.
  • Zhirui Hu, Songpeng Zu, Jun S Liu. SIMPLEs: a single-cell RNA sequencing imputation strategy preserving gene modules and cell clusters variation. NAR Genomics and Bioinformatics, 2020, 2(4): lqaa077.[code](https://github.com/JunLiuLab/SIMPLEs)
  • Zhirui Hu and Hyungsuk Tak. Modeling Stochastic Variability in Multiband Time-series Data. The Astronomical Journal, 2020, 160(6): 265. R package: Rdrw.
  • Zhirui Hu, Timothy B. Sackton, Scott V. Edwards, Jun S. Liu. Bayesian detection of convergent rate changes of conserved noncoding elements on phylogenetic trees. Molecular Biology and Evolution 2019 36(5): 1086–1100. honorable mention for SMBE 2020 Best Student Paper Award for MBE. [code](https://github.com/xyz111131/PhyloAcc)
  • Timothy B. Sackton, Phil Grayson, Alison Cloutier, Zhirui Hu, Jun S. Liu, Nicole E. Wheeler, Paul P. Gardner, Julia A. Clarke, Allan J. Baker, Michele Clamp, Scott V. Edwards. Convergent regulatory evolution and loss of flight in palaeognathous birds. Science 2019 364(6435):74-78.