Feng Yue, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Cancer Genomics & Associate Professor of BiochemistryNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Dr. Yue joined Northwestern University in July 2019, as the founding director of the Center for Cancer Genomics at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. Previously, he was an associate professor at the Pennsylvania State University and director of Bioinformatics Division at the Penn State Institute for Personalized Medicine. The main research area for Dr. Yue's group is epigenomics and 3D genome organization in the context of human diseases. He completed his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of South Carolina, and received his postdoctoral training from Dr. Bing Ren at UCSD. Dr. Yue has been an active member of several large NIH funded consortia, including the ENCODE, Roadmap/Epigenomics, and 4D Nucleome projects. During the period, he lead the integrative analysis effort for the mouse ENCODE consortium (Yue et al., Nature 2014). Currently, he is serving as co-chair for the Integrative Analysis Workgroup in the 4D Nucleome Project.