Lujia Chen, PhD

Room 411B
5607 Baum Boulevard

Post Doctoral Associate, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Research Advisor: 
Academic Advisor: 

Lu S, Cai C, Yan G, Zhou Z, Wan Y, Chen V, Chen L, Cooper GF, Obeid LM, Hannun YA, Lee AV, Lu X. Signal-Oriented Pathway Analyses Reveal a Signaling Complex as a Synthetic Lethal Target for p53 Mutations. Cancer Res. 206 Dec 1:76(23):6785-6794. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-16-1740. Epub 2016 Oct 10. PMID: 27758891. PMCID: PMC5165695.

Montefusco DJ, Chen L, Matmati N, Lu S, Newcomb B, Cooper GF, Hannun YA, Lu X. Distinct signaling roles of ceramide species in yeast revealed through systematic perturbation and systems biology analyses. Sci Signal. 2013 Oct 29;6(299): rs14. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.2004515. PMID: 24170935. PMC3974757.

Research Interests

Microarray data analysis

Machine Learning


BS  (2008, Biological Technology) University of Science & Technology, Beijing, China

MS (2012, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


2005   The Renmin Scholarship (People's Scholarship)  A scholarship given to excellent student according to academic performance

2005   The Outstanding Freshman Award.  This is an award to the students with highest college entrance scores in students from a region (in my case, Shanghai)

2006   Renmin Scholarship

2007   Renmin Scholarship

2007   The Honor of Excellent Student Leader

2008   Renmin Scholarship