Yi Zhang, PhD

Yi Zhang received her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2019. With expertise in statistical learning and human genetics, she focused on computational method development to understand cancer-associated genetic variants. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in Dr. Shirley Liu's lab at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard University. Her research interests fall in the intersection of computational biology, machine learning and cancer genomics.