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James Cai

James Cai

Assistant Professor

Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences

4458 TAMU
College Station , TX 77843
Office Phone: (979) 458-5482


  1. M.S. Biotechnology, University of New South Wales, 2001
  2. Ph.D. Computation Genomics, University of Hong Kong, 2006
  3. Post-doc. Population Genomics, Stanford University, 2010


Dr. James Cai applies population genetics theory to genomic data in order to identify the signatures of natural selection and to elucidate the causal genotypes underlying genetic disorders and complex traits.  He develops computational tools and statistical tests to investigate evolutionary processes shaping genomic variability within and between species.


Research Interests:

Bioinformatics and Genomics:

Genetics, Computational Statistics, and Data Science


Conservation and Population Genetics:

Genetics, Computational Statistics, and Data Science