​Kui Deng


Dr. Deng got his Ph.D. degree in biostatistics in 2020 at Harbin Medical University (Harbin, China). He joined the Laboratory of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology at Westlake University in April 2021. Now, he focused on exploring the association of gut microbiome, metabolomics, and metabolic disease.

Research interest: gut microbiome and metabolic disease, multi-omics data integration, machine learning.



  1. Kui Deng, Fan Zhang, Qilong Tan, Yue Huang, Wei Song, Zhiwei Rong, Zhengjiang Zhu, Kang Li*, Zhenzi Li*. WaveICA: a novel algorithm to remove batch effects for large-scale untargeted metabolomics data based on wavelet analysis. Analytica Chimica Acta, 2019, 1061: 60-69.

  2. Kui Deng, Chunyan Yang, Qilong Tan, Wei Song, Mingliang Lu, Weiwei Zhao, Ge Lou, Zhenzi Li, Kang Li*, Yan Hou*. Sites of distant metastases and overall survival in ovarian cancer: a study of 1,481 patients. Gynecologic Oncology, 2018, 150(3): 460-465.

  3. Kui Deng, Fan Zhang, Wei Song, Weiwei Zhao, Zhiwei Rong, Yuqing Cai, Huan Xu, Mingliang Lu, Wenjie Wang, Ang Li, Yan Hou, Zhenzi Li*, Kang Li*. Identification of pathway-based recurrence-associated signatures in optimally debulked patients with serous ovarian cancer, Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2018, 119(10): 8564-8573.

  4. Kui Deng, Peng Han, Wei Song, Zhuozhong Wang, Fan Zhang, Hongyu Xie, Weiwei Zhao, Huan Xu, Yuqing Cai, Zhiwei Rong, Xiwen Yu, Binbin Cui*, Kang Li*. Plasma metabolomic profiling distinguishes right-sided from left-sided colon cancer. Clinica Chimica Acta, 2018, 487: 357-362.