Cheng-Kai Shiau

Cheng-Kai Shiau

Postdoctoral Researcher

Houston Methodist Hospital

Cheng-Kai Shiau is a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics program under Taiwan International Graduate Program. He earned his BS degree in medical technology and MS degree in molecular biology and biochemistry. After switching to computational biological field, he constructed biological databases, virMir and IGRhCellID. His interest lies on RNA level expression signal changes controlled by epigenetic regulations. Cheng-Kai is now focusing on cis-regulatory elements controlling alternative splicing events. Besides work, taking photography outdoor, playing board games, or computer games indoor are his hobbies.


  • System biology
  • Comparative Genomics
  • Epigenetics
  • Computational Biology


  • Ph.D., Bioinformatics

    Joint TIGP Academia Sinica - National Yang Ming University

  • M.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    National Yang-Ming University