Mingon KANG, Ph.D

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Dr. Kang is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Nevada, Las Vegas since Fall 2019. Prior to UNLV, he was at Kennesaw State University and Texas A&M University-Commerce. His research interests include Bioinformatics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Computer Vision, and Big Data Analytics. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010 and 2015 respectively.

Office: SEB-3214, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas, NV 89154-4022
Email: mingon.kang@unlv.edu
Tel: 702-895-4884

"Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us."

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BIBM Workshops: Deep Learning in Bioinformatics , Biological Network Analysis

Recent News

  • Apr. 2, 2020

    Invited talk from NIPM, noon-1pm, April 2@SEB 2251: Interpretable and integrative deep learning for biomedical research

  • Feb. 25, 2020

    Invited talk from UNLV SOM, noon-1pm, Feb 25@Shadow Ln Campus SIM center classroom 4: Clinical & Translational Research in Machine Learning

  • Dec. 23, 2019

    "Interpretable deep neural network for cancer survival analysis by integrating genomic and clinical data" is published in BMC Medical Genomics

  • Dec. 18, 2019

    A book chapter "Integration of Multi-omics Data for Expression Quantitative Trait Loci (eQTL) Analysis and eQTL Epistasis" is published in eQTL Analysis Methods in Molecular Biology

  • Oct. 7, 2019

    "Semi-supervised Discriminative Transfer Learning in Cross-language Text Classification" is accepted in IEEE ICMLA 2019

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Upcoming Conferences

Bioinformatics: ISMB (Jan), PSB (Aug), RECOMB (Oct), BIBM (Jul), BCB (May), APBC (Jul), GIW (Jun), ISBRA (Feb)
Machine Learning: ICML (Feb), ICDM(Jun), KDD (Feb), NIPS (Apr), ICDE (Aug), SDM (Oct), IJCAI (Jan), AAAI (Jan) ICLR (Sep)