Curriculum Vitae


  • Postdoc, Washington University in St. Louis, 2014 - present

  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech, Genetics/Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, 2014

  • B.E., Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Computer Science, 2003


  • AACR-Aflac, Inc. Scholar-in-Training Award, 2015

  • Vietnam Education Foundation Professional Development Grant, 2007-2014

  • Vietnam Education Foundation Fellows and Scholars Service Award, 2011

  • Vietnam Education Foundation Travel Grant, 2009

  • Vietnam Education Foundation fellowship, 2007-2009

  • Excellence in teaching, Vietnam National University of Agriculture, 2006

  • TOKAI scholarship for outstanding academic performance, 2000

  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training scholarship, 1999


  • Founder and President, Vietnamese Community at Virginia Tech (aka. Viet Tech), 2010-2012

  • Champion, Virginia Tech's summer intramural tennis tournament, 2010

  • Delegate, Virginia Tech's Genetics/Bioinformatics & Computational Biology program, 2009

(* co-first authors; see full list at my Google Scholar Profile or my PubMed collection)
  • Dang, H. X., & Maher, C. A. (2015). Clonotyping for precision oncology. Drug Discovery Today.
  • Malachi Griffith, Christopher A. Miller, Obi L. Griffith, Kilannin Krysiak, Zachary L. Skidmore, Avinash Ramu, Jason R. Walker, Ha X. Dang, Lee Trani, David E. Larson, Ryan T. Demeter, Michael C. Wendl, Joshua F. McMichael, Rachel Austin, Vincent Magrini, Sean McGrath, Amy Ly, Shashikant Kulkarni, Matt Cordes, Catrina C. Fronick, Robert S. Fulton, Christopher A. Maher, Li Ding, Jeffery M. Klco, Elaine R. Mardis, Timothy J. Ley, Richard K. Wilson. Optimizing cancer genome sequencing and analysis. Cell Systems. 2015
  • Cabanski, C. R.*, White, N. M.*, Dang, H. X., Silva-Fisher, J. M., Rauck, C. E., Cicka, D., & Maher, C. A. (2015). Pan-cancer transcriptome analysis reveals long noncoding RNAs with conserved function. RNA biology
  • Dang, H. X., Pryor, B., Peever, T., & Lawrence, C. B. (2015). The Alternaria genomes database: a comprehensive resource for a fungal genus comprised of saprophytes, plant pathogens, and allergenic species. BMC genomics, 16(1), 239
  • White, N. M.*, Cabanski, C. R.*, Silva-Fisher, J. M., Dang, H. X., Govindan, R., & Maher, C. A. (2014). Transcriptome sequencing reveals altered long intergenic non-coding RNAs in lung cancer. Genome Biol, 15(8), 429
  • Dang, H. X., & Lawrence, C. B. (2014). Allerdictor: fast allergen prediction using text classification techniques. Bioinformatics, 30(8), 1120-1128
  • Hu, J., Chen, C., Peever, T., Dang, H. X., Lawrence, C., & Mitchell, T. (2012). Genomic characterization of the conditionally dispensable chromosome in Alternaria arborescens provides evidence for horizontal gene transfer. BMC genomics, 13(1), 171