YuFeng Wang
University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Biography:

Yufeng Wang received her B.S. degree in Genetics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, her
M.S. degrees in Statistics and Genetics, and her Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology from Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Since 2003, she has been with the
University of Texas at San Antonio, where she was first an Assistant Professor with the
Department of Biology, and then was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2008. She
is also an Associate Professor at the South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at San
Antonio, Texas.


Dr. Wang's expertise is in the area of bioinformatics, computational biology, systems biology
and molecular evolution. Her current research interests include comparative genomics, molecular
evolution, and population genetics, with a special emphasis on the evolutionary mechanisms and
systems biology of infectious diseases.


Dr. Wang has published over 35 peer reviewed journal papers and over 20 refereed conference
papers. Her research has been supported by NIH, NSF, FDA, Texas State Liability Insurance
Reserves Funds, San Antonio Life Sciences Institute, San Antonio Area Foundation. She has
been an organizer of several special sessions for premier bioinformatics conferences such as
BioComp2007, IEEE 7th International Symposium on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering (BIBE
2007), and International Joint Conferences on Bioinformatics, Systems biology and
computational intelligent (IJCBS) 2009. She has served on technical program committee for
various bioinformatics conferences. She is on the editorial board of the Open Zoology journal
and Frontiers in Evolutionary and Genomic Microbiology, and was an associate editor for
BioComp2007 and IJCBS2009. She has been a reviewer for grant agencies such as NIH, NSF,
DOE, and USDA. She is a frequent reviewer for over 25 professional journals.


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