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.