Xiling Shen


Director, Sherry and John Woo Center of Big Data and Precision Health, Duke University

  • Hawkins Family Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering
  • Associate Professor, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
  • Affiliate of the Regeneration Next Initiative
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Contact Information

  • Office Location: 2167 CIEMAS, 101 Science Dr, Box 3382, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 681-9184
  • Email Address: xiling.shen@duke.edu


  • Ph.D., Stanford University 2008
  • B.Sc., Stanford University 2001
  • M.Sc., Stanford University 2001

Research Interests

The Shen lab uses systems biology to study spatiotemporal controls of multicellular systems, and how their subversion lead to diseases. Ongoing projects include colon cancer, normal and cancer stem cells, non-coding RNA, enteric nervious system, and tuberculosis.

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