Bin Chen

Principal Investigator, Assistant Professor

Prior to this position, Bin was a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Atul Butte’s lab at Stanford University. Bin trained as a chemist in college, worked as a software engineer before graduate school, trained as a chem/bioinformatician in graduate school, worked as a computational scientist at Novartis, Pfizer and Merck. He received his PhD in informatics at Indiana University, Bloomington.

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Ke Liu

Postdoctoral Scholar

Ke received the BA in computer science at Shandong University in 2008 and the PhD in biology at Tsinghua University in 2014. He then pursued his postdoctoral training at UC Berkeley before joining Chen lab in 2018. He is interested in integrating multiple omics data (e.g., RNA-Seq, Chip-Seq) to discover new therapeutics for complex diseases (especially lung cancer). He is also interested in bioinformatics tool development.

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Billy Zeng

MD student

Billy is interested in applying deep learning into drug discovery.

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Jordan Spatz

MD student

Jordan received his PhD from MIT. He is interested in identifying drugs to overcome drug resistance in breast cancer.

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Alumni

Reuben Sarwal Summary Intern Undergraduate, UC Berkeley
Tanisha Joshi Summary Intern High school
Jane Wei Summary Intern Undergraduate, Cornell University
Rachel (Menghua) Wu Summary Intern High school, accepted into MIT
Charles Pei Summary Intern High school, accepted into Harvard, co-mentored by Marina Sirota

Collaborators

  • Atul Butte, MD, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)
  • Samuel So, MD (Asian Liver Center, Stanford)
  • Andrei Goga, MD, PhD (Department of Medicine, UCSF)
  • ISPY team (Breast cancer, UCSF)
  • Xin Chen, PhD (Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, UCSF)
  • John Gordan, MD, PhD (Gastrointestinal Oncology, UCSF)
  • Katie Kelley, MD (Liver cancer, Department of Medicine, UCSF)
  • Bob Warren, MD (GI cancer, Department of Surgery, UCSF)
  • Marina, Sirota, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)
  • Dexter Hadley, MD, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)
  • Hyojung (Hanna) Paik, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)
  • Nadav Rappoport, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)
  • Dvir Aran, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)
  • Keiichi Kodama, MD, PhD (Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF)