Feng Yue, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer Genomics, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular GeneticsNorthwestern University

Dr. Yue is the founding director of the Center for Cancer Genomics at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, director of the Center for Advanced Molecular Analysis at Northwestern Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine, and the Duane and Susan Burnham Professor of Molecular Medicine. He is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and the Department of Pathology.

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 Computure Science from University of South Carolina, and recieved 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. He also Co-chairs the Steering Committee of the NIH Impact of Genomic Variation on Function Consortium (IGVF).