Zhenyu Zhang, PhD

GDC Bioinformatics Manager


Zhenyu Zhang

Dr. Zhang is the Lead Bioinformatician for GDC in the Center for Data Intensive Science (CDIS) at the University of Chicago. He received postdoc training in human genetics and cancer research from the University of Chicago. He completed his M.S. in Statistics and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 2007 and 2008, both at the Univeristy of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, Dr. Zhang received his B.S. in Biochemistry and M.S. in Genetics in 1998 and 2001 from Fudan University, China.  His research interests include human genomics, big data analysis and statistical method development, especially in fields related to human cancer.