Yang Dai received a Ph.D. degree in management science and engineering from University of Tsukuba, Japan, in 1991. From 1991 to 1997, she worked as a Research Associate and Assistant Professor at the Department of Management Science of Kobe University of Commerce. From 1997 to 2001, she served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Since 2001, she has been on the faculty of the Department of Bioengineering, the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests include statistical and computational aspects of analyzing and integrating high-throughput functional genomics data. She recently has focused on bioinformatics problems related to gene expression and pathways, prediction of protein-protein interactions, inference of biological networks data, and genome-wide association study of complex diseases. She is also interested in machine learning and data mining. She has published more than 90 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers.
Biography Updated on 3 May 2012