my profile

My name is Chengze Shen and I am a third-year PhD student @ UIUC Computer Science program. My advisor is Tandy Warnow.

Interesting aspects about me? I played competitive DOTA2 during undergrad @ UCSD, and I am very into gaming in general.

Teaching Assistantship
Github Page
  1. Chengze Shen, Paul Zaharias, and Tandy Warnow, MAGUS+eHMMs: improved multiple sequence alignment accuracy for fragmentary sequences, Bioinformatics, Volume 38, Issue 4, 15 February 2022, Pages 918-924. (Link) (pdf)
  2. Minhyuk Park, Stefan Ivanovic, Gillian Chu, Chengze Shen, and Tandy Warnow. UPP2: Fast and Accurate Alignment Estimation of Datasets with Fragmentary Sequences. bioRxiv, March 1, 2022. (Link)
  3. Chengze Shen, Minhyuk Park, and Tandy Warnow. WITCH: Improved Multiple Sequence Alignment Through Weighted Consensus Hidden Markov Model Alignment. Journal of Computational Biology, May 17, 2022. (Link) (pdf)
  4. Chengze Shen, Baqiao Liu, and Tandy Warnow. SALMA: Scalable ALignment using MAFFT-Add. bioRxiv, Aug 12, 2022. (Link) (pdf)
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