Dr Qianhui Wan

Research Associate

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Qianhui Wan is a postdoctoral researcher working in pregnancy, health and beyond (PHaB) lab and bioinformatician focusing on profiling DNA methylation of human placenta and matched maternal leukocytes across gestation using Illumina InfiniumĀ® MethylationEPIC BeadChips (EPIC arrays) and whole-genome bisulfite sequencing (WGBS) data. Qianhui is also interested in identifying DNA methylation changes between placenta samples from complicated (preeclampsia and gestational diabetes) and uncomplicated pregnancies, fetal sex differences between placenta samples from female and male bearing pregnancies, and DNA methylation biomarkers for pregnancy health and diseases.


Doctor of Philosophy, the University of Adelaide, supported by China Scholarship Council (2015-2020)

Master of Biotechnology, Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, China (2012-2015)

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Forestry University, China (2008-2012)

Bachelor of English, Northeast Forestry University, China (2009-2012)

Teaching interests




Supervisory interests
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics

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