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Yi Xing, PhD
Yi Xing
Executive Director of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics; Director of the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine

Dr. Xing is the Executive Director of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, the Francis West Lewis Chair and director of the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine at CHOP, and professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on computational biology and genomics of RNA processing and regulation.

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Dr. Xing’s research merges the fields of computational biology, biomedical data science, RNA genomics, human genetics, precision medicine, and immuno-oncology. He is the the Executive Director of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics, the Francis West Lewis Chair and director of the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to his appointment at CHOP and Penn, Dr. Xing was a professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at University of California Los Angeles, and served as program director of UCLA’s Bioinformatics Interdepartmental PhD Program. Dr. Xing has an extensive publication record in bioinformatics, genomics, and RNA biology. His current research merges the fields of computational biology, biomedical data science, RNA genomics, human genetics, precision medicine, and immuno-oncology.

Education and Training

PhD, University of California Los Angeles, (Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics), 2006

Titles and Academic Titles

Executive Director of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Director of the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine

Francis West Lewis Endowed Chair in Computational and Genomic Medicine

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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