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Keynote Speaker

 

 

Prof. Cathy Wu (ACM Fellow, h-index: 66)

University of Delaware, USA

Dr. Cathy Wu is the Unidel Edward G. Jefferson Chair in Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Delaware. She has conducted bioinformatics research for 30 years in areas encompassing genomic and protein sequence and functional annotation, biological text mining and natural language processing, biological ontology, semantic data integration, machine learning, and gene-disease-drug knowledge network analysis. She has led/co-led major bioinformatics resources including the international UniProt Consortium. She has published more than 280 scientific publications and is recognized as a “Highly Cited Researcher” in the top 1% of the most cited researchers on Web of Science for the last seven consecutive years. Dr. Wu serves as the founding director of the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and the Data Science Institute at UD, a nucleating effort to catalyze interdisciplinary research collaborations and address big data problems across fields impacting our society.

 

Prof. Xuegong Zhang (ISCB and CAAI Fellow)

Tsinghua University, China

Prof. Xuegong Zhang earned his BS degree in Industrial Automation in 1989 and Ph.D. degree in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems in 1994, both from Tsinghua University. He joined the faculty of Tsinghua University in 1994, where he is now a Professor of Pattern Recognition and Bioinformatics in the Department of Automation, and an Adjunct Professor of the School of Life Sciences and the School of Medicine. Dr. Zhang worked at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as a visiting scientist on computational biology in 2001-2002 and 2006, and had been a visiting scholar in the MCB program at University of Southern California in 2007. He is the Director of the Bioinformatics Division, Beijing National Research Institute for Information Science and Technology (BNRist). He is the Chair of the Committee for Bioinformatics and Artificial Life in the Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI), and the Chair of the Committee for Intelligent Health and Bioinformatics in the Chinese Association for Automation (CAA). Prof. Zhang is also in the Board of Directors of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB). His research interests include machine learning, bioinformatics, human cell atlas, intelligent precision health and digit-life twin systems.

 

Invited Speaker

 

Prof. Zheng Zhou

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Prof. Zheng Zhou is Principal Investigator of National Laboratory of Biomacromolecules, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a Research Fellow in National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute from 2003 - 2011. His research interests are structure and dynamics of nucleosome or nucleosome sub-complexes.

 

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