Jack Yang

MIR Labs Board of Governors

MIR Labs (Global)

Dr. Jack Y. Yang is a Harvard scientist. He received his Ph.D. and MS degrees both from Purdue University, West Lafayette main campus and his post doctoral training from Harvard Medical School and Indiana University School of Medicine. He also received training in biostatistics and bioinformatics from Johns Hopkins University and in computer science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been a faculty member of Indiana University. Dr. Yang was trained as a combined experimental and computer scientist with more than 15 years of teaching, research and engineering practice experience in biomedical engineering and computational science.

Dr. Yang works in both engineering practice and translational medicine. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalized Medicine and an honorary consulting editor of International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design. He has also been an editor of more than a dozen journals and proceedings books such as International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (World Scientific), Journal of Supercomputing (Springer Science), Proceedings of IEEE Computer Society Bioinformatics and Biomedicine International Workshops and Proceedings of International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. He was the General Chair of the IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering at Harvard Medical School and Co-PI of the National Science Foundation grant. He is also a consultant to IJCBS and International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Dr. Yang has delivered many invited talks including a number of keynote lectures to promote the emerging field of functional informatics and personalized medicine. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed papers and book chapters. He specializes in cancer biology and artificial intelligence. He is the chair of board of directors of International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine.