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    Yang Dai
Ph.D, Associate Professor.
Principal Investigator.

Office Location
Suite W103, Room 164E
Clinical Sciences North
820 S. Wood St.

Phone (312) 413-1487
Fax (312) 413-2018
Email yangdai at uic dot edu
Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago
 

Research Interest (Publications)

Bioinformatics Projects

  • Integrative analysis of functional genomics data
  • Cancer informatics
  • Modeling host-microbiome interaction
  • Regulatory network reconstruction
  • Immunoinformatics
  • Prediction of Protein subcellular localization

Data mining, Machine Learning and optimization

  • Kernel Methods and Support Vector Machines
  • Statistical Learning
  • Heuristics
  • Global Optimization
  • Combinatorial Optimization

Teaching

  • BioE339 : Introduction to Biostatistics
  • BioE482 : Introduction to Optimization Methods in Bioinformatics
  • BioE530 : Intro to Biostat and Machine learning in BioE/BioI
  • BioE582 : Computational functional genomics
  • BioE594 : Advanced topics in systems genomics

Professional Activity

  • Editorial Board
    • Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

  • Journal Review
    • Annals of Biomedical Engineering
    • Artificial Intelligent Medicines
    • BMC Bioinformatics
    • BMC Genetics
    • BMC Genomics
    • Bioinformatics
    • Cancer Research
    • EBioMedicine
    • European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
    • Frontiers in Genetics
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
    • Gene
    • IET Systems Biology
    • International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications.
    • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
    • Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
    • Nucleic Acids Research
    • PLoS Computational Biology
    • PLoS One
    • Pathology Research International
    • Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics
    • Tumor Biology
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    • IEEE Neural Networks and Learning Systems
    • IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
    • IET Systems Biology
    • International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems
    • Journal of Global Optimization
    • Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan
    • Journal of Discrete Mathematics
    • Journal of Discrete Algorithms
    • Mathematical and Computer Modeling
    • Mathematical Problems in Engineering
    • Neurocomputing
    • Pattern Recognition Letter
    • SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization

  • Program Committees and Conference Chairs
    • Program Committee, Great Lakes Bioinformatics conference and Canadian Computational Biology Conference, May 16-19, 2016, Toronto University, Canada
    • Program Committee, Great Lakes Bioinformatics conference, May 18-20, 2015, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    • Program Committee, ICDM-2015 Workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare, November 14-17, 2015, Atlantic City, NJ, USA
    • Program Committee, Great Lakes Bioinformatics conference, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, May 16-18, 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    • Program Committee, ICDM-2014 Workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare, December 14-17, 2014, Shenzhen, China
    • Program Committee, ICDM 2013 Workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare, December 7-10, 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA
    • Program Committee, ICDM-2012 Workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare, December 10, 2012, Brussels, Belgium
    • Program Committee, the ICDM-2011 Workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare, December 10, 2011, Vancouver, Canada
    • Program Committee, the ICDM-2010 Workshop on Biological Data Mining and its Applications in Healthcare, December 14, 2010, Sydney, Australia
    • Program Committee, The Third International Conference on Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management (AAIM'07), Portland, USA 20-22 June 2007
    • Track Co-Chair, theme of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, the 28th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC06), August 30 to September 3, 2006, New York City, USA.
    • Program Committee, the second Indian International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, (IICAI-05), December 20-22, 2005, Pune India
    • Track Chair, theme of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, the 27th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBS05), September 1-4, 2005, Shanghai China
    • Track Co-chair, theme of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, the 26th IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBS04), September 1-5, 2004, San Francisco, California, USA
    • Chair of a session on Bioinformatics, the International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medicine and Biological Sciences (METMBS '03), June 26-29, 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    • Chair of a data mining session, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nov. 17-20, 2002, San Jose, USA

  • Professional Societies
    • The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)
    • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
    • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

 

Last Update: October 18, 2010