Dr. Ping Song is the Associate Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Song received her Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics in Chinese academy of sciences. Then Dr. Song worked in Rice University as a postdoctoral researcher for one year and then was promoted to be a senior research scientist for four years. At the same time, Dr. Song part-time worked in NuProbe Inc as a senior research scientist and took charge in multiple projects. Dr. Song’s interesting research areas including: 1) programming nucleic acid probes design and cancer precision diagnosis; 2) cancer diagnosis and monitoring using novel genome and transcriptome profiling technologies ; 3) DNA information storage. She has published many papers in top journals like Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Communications, Nature Protocols, Cancer Discovery, Nano Letters et al. In addition, Dr. Song focuses on commercialization of scientific and research findings. She has many Chinese patents, American patents, and international patents and some of the patents were licensed to company to be developed as kits.


2006 – 2010 Bachelor - Yantai University

2010 – 2013 Master - Shanghai Normal University

2013 – 2016 Ph.D. – Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Work experience

2016 – 2017, Postdoc, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rice University

2017 – 2021, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rice University

2019 – 2021, Senior Research Scientist (part-time), NuProbe Inc


1) Cancer diagnosis and monitoring using PCR/qPCR/Next Generation Sequencing/Third Generation Sequencing;

2) Early cancer detection based on biosensors;

3) DNA data storage.
  1. David Yu Zhang; Ping Song; Kerou Zhang; Amplicon comprehensive enrichment, 2020-6-26, 美国, 63/044,634. 
  2. David Yu Zhang; Ping Song; Xi Chen; Systems and Methods for Allele Enrichment using Multiplexed Blocker Displacement Amplification, 2019-8-29, WIPO, WO2019164885A1
  3. David Yu Zhang; Deepak Thirunavukarasu; Yuxuan Cheng; Ping Song; Linear DNA assembly for nanopore sequencing, 2021-04-01, WIPO, WO2021108532A3
  4. Amanda S.J. Schnepp; David Yu Zhang; Ping Song; Omid Veiseh; Siavash Parkhideh; Sudip Muk herjee; Maria Isabel Ruocco; Boram Kim; Yuxuan Cheng; High Throughput Genetic Barcoding and Anal ysis Methods, 2020-1-14, 美国, PCT/US2021/013395
  5. Ping Song; Wenjun Li; David yu Zhang; Methods and Compositions for Sequencing and Fusion Detection Using Ligation Tail Adapters (LTA), 2020-12-29, 中国, PCT/US2021/064534