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Yang Liu

Yang Liu

Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Yang Liu received her Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Missouri-Columbia. During her Ph.D., she focused on deep learning method development for genome-wide association study and biomarker detection. Her interest falls in applying machine learning approaches to understand cancer immunology using multi-omics data and the cancer microbiome. Her current work at DFCI focuses on RNA-seq immune analysis pipeline and developing methods for the cross-trial study of Cancer Immunologic Data Commons (CIDC).


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Name Yang Liu
Nationality Chinese
Address Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Smith Building
450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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2008 - 2012 B.S. in Computer Science, Hunan Normal University, Changsha China
2012 - 2019 Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, University of Missouri – Columbia, Columbia MO

Scientific Career

2012 - 2019 Research Assistant, University of Missouri – Columbia
2014 - 2018 Teaching Assistant, Introduction & Integrative methods in Bioinformatics, University of Missouri – Columbia
2018 - 2019 Visiting student, Mayo Clinic at Scottsdale AZ
2020 - present Scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute