Keith Cheng

Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and of Pharmacology

Keith Cheng

Research Summary

Computational phenomics, image informatics, and "Geometry of Life" based on x-ray histotomography, population, genomic, and functional genomic analyses of complex traits in human and zebrafish; web-based science resources.

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Brain Zebrafish Histology Tissue X Rays Tomography Color Genes Population Pigmentation Skin Atlases Skin Pigmentation Mutation Labels Datasets Phenotype Genome Image Classification Larva Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Marking Reinforcement Learning Mice Histological Techniques

Most Recent Papers

Chemical Imaging of Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Frozen Sections of Zebrafish Larvae Using ToF-SIMS

Sebastiaan Van Nuffel, Khai C. Ang, Alex Y. Lin, Keith C. Cheng, 2021, Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry on p. 255-261

Selective synthetic augmentation with HistoGAN for improved histopathology image classification

Yuan Xue, Jiarong Ye, Qianying Zhou, L. Rodney Long, Sameer Antani, Zhiyun Xue, Carl Cornwell, Richard Zaino, Keith C. Cheng, Xiaolei Huang, 2021, Medical Image Analysis

A map of cis-regulatory elements and 3D genome structures in zebrafish

Hongbo Yang, Yu Luan, Tingting Liu, Hyung Joo Lee, Li Fang, Yanli Wang, Xiaotao Wang, Bo Zhang, Qiushi Jin, Khai Chung Ang, Xiaoyun Xing, Juan Wang, Jie Xu, Fan Song, Iyyanki Sriranga, Chachrit Khunsriraksakul, Tarik Salameh, Daofeng Li, Mayank N.K. Choudhary, Jacek Topczewski, Kai Wang, Glenn S. Gerhard, Ross C. Hardison, Ting Wang, Keith Cheng, Feng Yue, 2020, Nature on p. 337-343

Synthetic sample selection via reinforcement learning

Jiarong Ye, Yuan Xue, L. Rodney Long, Sameer Antani, Zhiyun Xue, Keith C. Cheng, Xiaolei Huang, 2020, on p. 53-63

Identification of African-Specific Admixture between Modern and Archaic Humans

Jeffrey D. Wall, Aakrosh Ratan, Eric Stawiski, Hie Lim Kim, Changhoon Kim, Ravi Gupta, Kushal Suryamohan, Elena S. Gusareva, Rikky Wenang Purbojati, Tushar Bhangale, Vadim Stepanov, Vladimir Kharkov, Markus S. Schrӧder, Vedam Ramprasad, Jennifer Tom, Steffen Durinck, Qixin Bei, Jiani Li, Joseph Guillory, Samir Phalke, Analabha Basu, Jeremy Stinson, Sandhya Nair, Sivasankar Malaichamy, Nidhan K. Biswas, John C. Chambers, Keith C. Cheng, Joyner T. George, Seik Soon Khor, Jong Il Kim, Belong Cho, Ramesh Menon, Thiramsetti Sattibabu, Akshi Bassi, Manjari Deshmukh, Anjali Verma, Vivek Gopalan, Jong Yeon Shin, Mahesh Pratapneni, Sam Santhosh, Katsushi Tokunaga, Badrul M. Md-Zain, Kok Gan Chan, Madasamy Parani, Purushothaman Natarajan, Michael Hauser, R. Rand Allingham, Cecilia Santiago-Turla, Arkasubhra Ghosh, Santosh Gopi Krishna Gadde, 2019, American Journal of Human Genetics on p. 1254-1261

The GenomeAsia 100K Project enables genetic discoveries across Asia

Jeffrey D. Wall, Eric W. Stawiski, Aakrosh Ratan, Hie Lim Kim, Changhoon Kim, Ravi Gupta, Kushal Suryamohan, Elena S. Gusareva, Rikky Wenang Purbojati, Tushar Bhangale, Vadim Stepanov, Vladimir Kharkov, Markus S. Schröder, Vedam Ramprasad, Jennifer Tom, Steffen Durinck, Qixin Bei, Jiani Li, Joseph Guillory, Sameer Phalke, Analabha Basu, Jeremy Stinson, Sandhya Nair, Sivasankar Malaichamy, Nidhan K. Biswas, John C. Chambers, Keith C. Cheng, Joyner T. George, Seik Soon Khor, Jong Il Kim, Belong Cho, Ramesh Menon, Thiramsetti Sattibabu, Akshi Bassi, Manjari Deshmukh, Anjali Verma, Vivek Gopalan, Jong Yeon Shin, Mahesh Pratapneni, Sam Santhosh, Katsushi Tokunaga, Badrul M. Md-Zain, Kok Gan Chan, Madasamy Parani, Purushothaman Natarajan, Michael Hauser, R. Rand Allingham, Cecilia Santiago-Turla, Arkasubhra Ghosh, Santosh Gopi Krishna Gadde, 2019, Nature on p. 106-111

Enhanced and unified anatomical labeling for a common mouse brain atlas

Uree Chon, Daniel J. Vanselow, Keith C. Cheng, Yongsoo Kim, 2019, Nature Communications

Computational 3d histological phenotyping of whole zebrafish by x-ray histotomography

Yifu Ding, Daniel J. Vanselow, Maksim A. Yakovlev, Spencer R. Katz, Alex Y. Lin, Darin P. Clark, Phillip Vargas, Xuying Xin, Jean E. Copper, Victor A. Canfield, Khai C. Ang, Yuxin Wang, Xianghui Xiao, Francesco De Carlo, Damian B.Van Rossum, Patrick La Riviere, Keith C. Cheng, 2019, eLife

Rigid Embedding of Fixed and Stained, Whole, Millimeter-Scale Specimens for Section-free 3D Histology by Micro-Computed Tomography

Alex Y. Lin, Yifu Ding, Daniel J. Vanselow, Spencer R. Katz, Maksim A. Yakovlev, Darin P. Clark, David Mandrell, Jean E. Copper, Damian B. van Rossum, Keith C. Cheng, 2018, Journal of Visualized Experiments

Comparative analysis of fixation and embedding techniques for optimized histological preparation of zebrafish

Jean E. Copper, Lynn R. Budgeon, Christina A. Foutz, Damian B. van Rossum, Daniel J. Vanselow, Margaret J. Hubley, Darin P. Clark, David T. Mandrell, Keith C. Cheng, 2018, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology on p. 38-46

Most-Cited Papers

Whole-animal imaging, gene function, and the Zebrafish Phenome Project

Keith C. Cheng, Xuying Xin, Darin P. Clark, Patrick La Riviere, 2011, Current Opinion in Genetics and Development on p. 620-629

Functional Assessment of Human Coding Mutations Affecting Skin Pigmentation Using Zebrafish

Zurab R. Tsetskhladze, Victor A. Canfield, Khai C. Ang, Steven M. Wentzel, Katherine P. Reid, Arthur S. Berg, Stephen L. Johnson, Koichi Kawakami, Keith C. Cheng, 2012, PLoS One

The GenomeAsia 100K Project enables genetic discoveries across Asia

Jeffrey D. Wall, Eric W. Stawiski, Aakrosh Ratan, Hie Lim Kim, Changhoon Kim, Ravi Gupta, Kushal Suryamohan, Elena S. Gusareva, Rikky Wenang Purbojati, Tushar Bhangale, Vadim Stepanov, Vladimir Kharkov, Markus S. Schröder, Vedam Ramprasad, Jennifer Tom, Steffen Durinck, Qixin Bei, Jiani Li, Joseph Guillory, Sameer Phalke, Analabha Basu, Jeremy Stinson, Sandhya Nair, Sivasankar Malaichamy, Nidhan K. Biswas, John C. Chambers, Keith C. Cheng, Joyner T. George, Seik Soon Khor, Jong Il Kim, Belong Cho, Ramesh Menon, Thiramsetti Sattibabu, Akshi Bassi, Manjari Deshmukh, Anjali Verma, Vivek Gopalan, Jong Yeon Shin, Mahesh Pratapneni, Sam Santhosh, Katsushi Tokunaga, Badrul M. Md-Zain, Kok Gan Chan, Madasamy Parani, Purushothaman Natarajan, Michael Hauser, R. Rand Allingham, Cecilia Santiago-Turla, Arkasubhra Ghosh, Santosh Gopi Krishna Gadde, 2019, Nature on p. 106-111

Skin color variation in Orang Asli tribes of Peninsular Malaysia

Khai C. Ang, Mee S. Ngu, Katherine P. Reid, Mei S. Teh, Zamzuraida S. Aida, Danny X.R. Koh, Arthur Berg, Stephen Oppenheimer, Hood Salleh, Mahani M. Clyde, Badrul M. Md-Zain, Victor A. Canfield, Keith C. Cheng, 2012, PLoS One

Comparative analysis of fixation and embedding techniques for optimized histological preparation of zebrafish

Jean E. Copper, Lynn R. Budgeon, Christina A. Foutz, Damian B. van Rossum, Daniel J. Vanselow, Margaret J. Hubley, Darin P. Clark, David T. Mandrell, Keith C. Cheng, 2018, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - C Toxicology and Pharmacology on p. 38-46

Computational 3d histological phenotyping of whole zebrafish by x-ray histotomography

Yifu Ding, Daniel J. Vanselow, Maksim A. Yakovlev, Spencer R. Katz, Alex Y. Lin, Darin P. Clark, Phillip Vargas, Xuying Xin, Jean E. Copper, Victor A. Canfield, Khai C. Ang, Yuxin Wang, Xianghui Xiao, Francesco De Carlo, Damian B.Van Rossum, Patrick La Riviere, Keith C. Cheng, 2019, eLife

Dietary lipophilic iron alters amyloidogenesis and microglial morphology in Alzheimer's disease knock-in APP mice

Douglas G. Peters, Alexis N. Pollack, Keith C. Cheng, Dongxiao Sun, Takaomi Saido, Michael P. Haaf, Qing X. Yang, James R. Connor, Mark D. Meadowcroft, 2018, Metallomics on p. 426-443

Molecular phylogeography of a human autosomal skin color locus under natural selection

Victor A. Canfield, Arthur Berg, Steven Peckins, Steven M. Wentzel, Khai Chung Ang, Stephen Oppenheimer, Keith C. Cheng, 2013, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 2059-2067

Enhanced and unified anatomical labeling for a common mouse brain atlas

Uree Chon, Daniel J. Vanselow, Keith C. Cheng, Yongsoo Kim, 2019, Nature Communications

SHIRAZ

Brian A. Canada, Georgia K. Thomas, Keith C. Cheng, James Z. Wang, 2011, Multimedia Tools and Applications on p. 401-440