Daifeng Wang

 

Daifeng Wang     
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
HSC L3-045H
Stony Brook, NY 11794
Phone:  (631) 632-1329
Website (URL):  http://daifengwang.com
Email:  daifeng.wang@stonybrookmedicine.edu
INTERESTS
Bioinformatics, Computational systems biology, Biomedical data science, Machine learning and Data mining, Network science.

BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Daifeng Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Stony Brook University, and a faculty member of Stony Brook Cancer Center. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011. After obtaining his Ph.D., he joined Gerstein Lab as postdoctoral associate in 2012 and associate research scientist in 2015 at Yale University.

RESEARCH
Dr. Daifeng Wang focuses on the development of specialized informatics and computational approaches, driven by rapidly increasing quantities of large scale multi-omics data, to understand complex biological systems, especially at the genomic level. With applications to human diseases, he aims to generate the knowledge that can be directly translated into the biomedical research to help disease diagnosis, prevention and treatment. His approaches also integrate computational methods and models in computer science, data science, engineering and network science. For specifies, please visit http://daifengwang.com.

AWARDS
◦ Stony Brook University – Brookhaven National Laboratory Seed Grant (2017)
◦ Interdisciplinary research pilot grant of Stony Brook Cancer Center, School of Medicine and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Stony Brook University (2017)
◦ Faculty of 1000 Best Poster Presentation Award, 10th Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, International Society for Computational Biology (2015)

PUBLICATIONS
TEACHING
◦ BMI 511 Translational Bioinformatics – modeling, mining and learning in biomedical data science
◦ BMI 622 Advanced topics in Translational Bioinformatics