Graduate Program Director (Biological and Biomedical Engineering)
Canada Research Chair in Computational and Systems Biology
Ph.D. Stanford University
B.S. Peking University
McConnell Engineering Building, Room 360
brandon.xia [at] mcgill.ca (e-mail)
- Construction of genome-scale computer models of biomolecular networks with high spatial and temporal resolutions.
- Use of genome-scale models to probe the biophysical and engineering principles of biological networks.
- Use of genome-scale models to study the systems biology of diseases
- Computational Structural Biology. Prediction and analysis of protein structure and function; evolutionary and design principles of proteins
- Computational Systems Biology. Prediction and analysis of protein networks; evolutionary and design principles of protein networks.
- Bioinformatics. Development and application of bioinformatics algorithms to analyze biological sequence, structural and functional data.
- BIEN 310: Introduction to Biomolecular Engineering
- BIEN 410: Computational Methods in Biomolecular Engineering
Estimating dispensable content in the human interactome. Ghadie MA, Xia Y. Nat. Commun. 10: 3205 (2019).
Structural principles within the human-virus protein-protein interaction network. Franzosa EA, Xia Y. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108: 10538-10543 (2011).
Structural determinants of protein evolution are context-sensitive at the residue level. Franzosa EA, Xia Y. Mol. Biol. Evol. 26: 2387-2395 (2009).