Tin Nguyen

Tin Nguyen

Assistant Professor He, him, his



    Tin Nguyen is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at Wayne State University (May 2017). His research interests include computational and statistical methods for analyzing high-throughput data.

    • Ph.D., Computer Science, Wayne State University, 2017
    • M.S., Computer Science, Eotvos Lorand University, 2008
    • B.S., Computer Science, Eotvos Lorand University, 2004

    Prospective graduate students

    Dr. Nguyen is currently recruiting Ph.D. students. 

    Learn more about our graduate programs 

    Research interests

    • Disease subtyping
    • Pathway analysis
    • Machine learning

    Selected publications

    • Hung Nguyen, Sangam Shrestha, Sorin Draghici, and Tin Nguyen. PINSPlus: A tool for tumor subtype discovery in integrated genomic data. Bioinformatics, DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/bty1049, 2018.
    • Tin Nguyen, Cristina Mitrea, and Sorin Draghici. Network-based approaches for pathway level analysis. Current Protocols in Bioinformatics, 61(1):8.25.1-8.25.24, 2018.
    • Tin Nguyen, Rebecca Tagett, Diana Diaz, and Sorin Draghici. A novel method for data integration and disease subtyping. Genome Research, 27(12):2025-2039, 2017.
    • Tin Nguyen, Cristina Mitrea, Rebecca Tagett, and Sorin Draghici. DANUBE: Data-driven meta-ANalysis using UnBiased Empirical distributions – applied to biological pathway analysis. Proceedings of the IEEE, 105(3):496-515, 2017.
    • Tin Nguyen, Rebecca Tagett, Michele Donato, Cristina Mitrea, and Sorin Draghici. A novel bi-level meta-analysis approach-applied to biological pathway analysis. Bioinformatics 32(3):409-416, 2016.

    Courses taught

    • CS 491/691 Intro to Bioinformatics
    • CS 791 Topics in Bioinformatics