Yidong Chen received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 1983 and 1986, respectively, and Ph.D. degree in imaging science from Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA, in 1995. From 1986 to 1988, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering, Fudan University, as an Assistant Professor. During 1988 to 1989, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Computer Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology. From 1995 to 1996, he joined Hewlett Packard Company as a Research Engineer, specialized in digital halftoning and color image processing. Since 1996, he joined microarray technology development effort at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, USA, as a Staff Scientist for microarray image analysis and bioinformatics. Currently, he is an Associate Investigator at Cancer Genetics Branch of the National Human Genome Research Institute. His research interests include bioinformatics, biostatistics in genomic research, genetic data visualization, analysis and management, genetic network modeling, and biomedical image processing.
Biography Updated on 9 August 2009