The long-term goal of Dr. Bin Chen's lab is to develop computational methods and tools to discover new or better therapeutic candidates for cancers through collaborating with bench scientists and clinicians. Rapidly decreasing costs of molecular measurement technologies not only enable profiling of disease sample molecular features (e.g., transcriptome, proteome, metabolome) at different levels (e.g., tissues, single cells), but also enable measuring of cellular signatures of individual drugs in clinically relevant models. Our lab is interested in leveraging these data and artificial intelligence to connect different components (patients, tissues, in vitro models and in vivo models) in translational research ( B. Chen, 2016). We currently focus on liver cancer, breast cancer and Ewing's sarcoma. We are hiring!
We recieve a 2-year R21 ($570K in total) from NCATS to support our liver cancer drug repositioning work.
Our recent big data work is featured in KCBS.
We, together with Butte Lab and Hadley Lab, recieve funds from L'Oreal to discover drugs for hyperpigmentation.
Welcome Reuben Sarwal, an undergraduate student from UC Berkeley, to join us this summer as an intern.
Bin Chen is invited to present at 2017 UCSF Hepatobiliary Cancers Research Symposium
Bin Chen recieves the BD2K K01 Career Development Award (four years, $684,000 in total). He will use this award to develop novel methods for personalized cancer therapy.
Bin Chen is invited to present the work on using big data to combat cancer to UCSF donors at UCSF Cancer Showcase 2017.
our paper on using big data to identify new therapeutics for liver cancer is out ( press release)
Bin Chen gives a talk at AMIA 2017 TBI
Bin Chen is invited to participate the Big Data For Breast Cancer\West Coast Conference organized by Susan G. Komen
Summer student Tanisha Joshi presents her work at Dahshu 2017 Symposium
our paper on using big data to identify new therapeutics for Ewing Sarcoma is out.
Bin Chen and other members from Dahshu organize the conference Dahshu 2017: Data Science & Computational Precision Health. Paper submissions due: October 10, 2016 11:59PM PT!!!
Bin Chen gives an invited talk at DDW in San Diego, CA
Bin Chen gives an invited talk at the UCSF Precision Medicine Conference by PMSA at UCSF
Bin Chen and other members from Dahshu organize the Fourteenth Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC) in San Francisco, CA