Presidential Office (2021-2022)

Jake Y. Chen, Ph. D.
President
Professor of Genetics, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering
Informatics Institute of School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Inimary Toby, Ph. D.
President-Elect
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology, Affiliated Faculty-Community Assistance Research (CARE); Director, Allied Health
University of Dallas

Weida Tong, Ph.D.
Past-President
Division Director, Bioinformatics & Biostatistics
National Center for Toxicology Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Board of Directors

Aik Choon Tan, Ph. D.
Vice Chair
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Moffitt Cancer Center
Research Interests: Translational bioinformatics, Cancer systems biology, Computational and statistical learning methods and highthroughput multi-omics data

Bernie Daigle

Bernie J. Daigle, Jr., Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
Biological Sciences and Computer Science
University of Memphis
Research Interests: Genomic data integration, PTSD, single-cell gene expression, Bioinformatics, Computational Systems Biology

Steve Foley, Ph. D.

Professor

Steve Qin, Ph. D.
Professor
Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Emory University
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Epigenetics, Genetics, Genomics, Statistical Modeling

Mary Yang (Treasuer), Ph. D.
Professor
Information Science
University of Arkansas Little Rock
Research Interests: Bioinformaitcs , genomics

Prashanti Manda, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
Computer Science
University of North Carolina Greenville
Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Ontologies, Semantic Similarity, Data Mining

Ramin Homayouni, Ph. D.
Professor & Director
Foundational Medical Studies
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Research Interests: Machine learning, Text-mining, genomics, population health, clinical decision support systems

Robert Doerksen (Secretary), Ph. D.
Professor and Associate Dean
Department of BioMolecular Sciences, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Graduate School
University of Mississippi
Research Interests: Computational medicinal chemistry, protein docking, molecular dynamics, glycoscience, chemoinformatics

AyoOluwa O. Aderibigbe
Graduate Student
Department of BioMolecular Sciences
University of Mississippi
Research Interests: Computational medicinal Chemistry