Department of Bioinformatics
Northwestern University, USA
Dr. Simon Lin is director of the Bioinformatics Consulting Core and an associate professor of research at Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, USA. He earned his MD at Peking University School of Medicine, and finished postgraduate training at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. With interdisciplinary collaborations, Dr. Lin focuses his research on translational genomics and medical data mining. He has published 42 per-reviewed papers, and he was author of 4 books, 6 book chapters, and three R/Bioconductor software packages. He has been teaching at Duke University and Northwestern University and mentored 22 students. He serves the Biomedical Computing and Health Informatics Study Section of the National Institute of Health. He is an elected senior member of the IEEE and Sigma Xi. He served as a reviewer of peer-reviewed journals in the area of system biology and computational genomics. He organized the Critical Assessment of Massive Data Analysis (CAMDA) Conference. He received many awards like the Apple Bioinformatics Computing Award, the caBIG Award of the National Cancer Institute, and the Visual Refection of Science Award of the International Society of Computational Biology.
Bioinformatics, Biomedical ontologies, Genomics