Lixia Yao

- Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina
- Previous Affiliation at IGSB: PhD student in Dr. Andrey Rzhetksy’s lab

Contact Information

Address while at IGSB:
The University of Chicago
KCBD, 900 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL. 60637


As a student of Dr. Andrey Rzhetsky’s lab, she focused on data mining and data integration for drug target priotization;
Biomedical terminology/ontology evaluation

Once, Dr. Yao worked as a scientist for GlaxoSmithKline, where she worked on drug repurposing, biomarker discovery, patient stratification, combination therapy and other new business development by mining real world observatory data, in particular electronic health records (EHR) data. Currently, she's an assistant professor at University of North Carolina.

Research Papers