Shuangxi Ji School of Biosciences Contact details Emailsxj307@bham.ac.uk AddressSchool of BiosciencesUniversity of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT UK PhD Title: PhD Biosciences Supervisors: Dr Peter J Winn My research project is to investigate the amino acids co-substitution and apply it for the protein structure prediction. Qualifications Research Biography Shuangx Ji studied mathematics in Changsha University of Science & Technology in the year of 2006 to 2010 and after obtained the Bsc degree he went to Peking University to study Biomedical Engineering for his graduate. When at Peking University he developed the interest in biomedical data and image processing and analysis. In 2013 he left China to UK to pursue his PhD degree in protein structure research. Research Protein structure prediction. Publications Paper: Ji, S.X., Ye, C.Q., Li, F., Sun, W., Zhang, J., Huang, Y.N., Fang, J., Automatic segmentation of white matter hyperintensities by an extended FitzHugh & nagumo reaction diffusion model. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imageing, 2013. 37: 343-350. Li, B., D, L., Chen, B., Ji, S.X., Cai, W.C., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, Z.Q., Wang. X.Y., Fang, J., Turbo fast three-dimensional carotid artery black-blood MRI by combining three-dimensional MERGE sequence with compressed sensing. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (In press). Huang, X.H., Sun, L., Ji, S.X., Zhao, T., Zhang, W.R., Xu, J.J., Wang, X.H., Franzini-Armstrong, C., Zheng, M., Cheng, H.P., Kissing and nanotunneling mediate intermitochondrial communication in the heart. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2013. 110: 2846-2851. Poster: 1. Ji, S., Huang, Y., Fang, J., and Zhang, J.. Automatic Segmentation of White Matter Hyperintensities Based on Reaction Diffusion with adaptive Threshold, ISMRM 2011. 2. Li, B., D, L., Chen, B., Ji, S.X., Cai, W.C., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, Z.Q., Wang. X.Y., Fang, J., Fast Three-Dimensional Black-Blood MRI Based on Compressed Sensing. ISMRM 2012.