Homepage of Yu S. Huang/黄宇.

Since 2015, I have been a principal investigator at Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica (SIMM), working on genomics-related bioinformatics. My main expertise is bioinformatics, statistics, and population genetics. Check here for formal CV. Lab website is http://www.yfish.org/.

I was formerly a bioinformatics scientist at Illumina Inc (San Diego site). I did a three-and-a-half-year PostDoc with Prof. Nelson Freimer at Human Genetics, UCLA (Nov 2010-Mar 2014), working on population and pedigree genetics and trait mapping in vervet monkeys, analyzing the whole-genome DNA sequences from >700 monkeys of a vervet pedigree and >100 wild population monkeys. In Oct 2010, I completed my Ph.D. in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at USC, working primarily on association mapping and population genetics of Arabidopsis thaliana, under the supervision of Magnus Nordborg. Before pursuing my PhD under Magnus, I had worked on the topic of gene function/network inference from gene expression data through graph theory. In July 2003, I received B.S. of Biology from Fudan University. Also during my undergraduate, with lots of free time (as expected), I learnt C/C++, SQL, Python, and Linux administration outside class. I have been fascinated with computers the first time I saw an 8088-CPU PC in my Junior High school.

In my spare time, I read broadly, Economist, NYT, HBR, books about history, leadership1,2,3, economics/business 1,2, fictions1,2, or just anything1. I love sports that involve elongated boards: surfboards, long skateboards (Original Apex 34, Landyachtz Grom Race, Dinghy), and snowboards. Occasionally, I take out my little Ninja 250R for a spin or babysit dogs.

Contact me by polyactis at gmail dot com. I engage social media on a irregular basis but feel free to follow me via twitter. For people who are looking for my various log files, please head to the log folder in google doc.