Dr. Shanshan Yang is Manager- Bioinformatics CORE Facility Biodesign Institution at Arizona State University.
Bioinformatics Core Service Activities:
?Consultation on sequencing, bioinformatics & experimental design
?RNA-Sequencing: standard, novel transcripts/isoforms identification
?Dual RNAseq for both host and pathogen
?Denovo Assembly and Annotation
?Whole Genome Re-sequencing
?Machine Learning for personalized medicine (e.g. biomarker discovery, clinical trial research, electronic health records)
?Small RNA and miRNA profiling and discovery
?Gene fusion, CNV and structure variants detection
?Cell-free DNA sequencing analysis
Her main job is to lead bioinformatic and statistical consulting and analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing, Omics and other systems-level data. She has participated in collaborations with both internal and external researches. Dr. Yang received her Ph.D. degree at Texas A&M University of quantitative genetics and genomics. Her postdoc work was to provide service at The Computational Biology Service Unit at Cornell University.