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Prof.ZHANG Zhang was Evaluated as Excellent in the 2017 Final Evaluation of the CAS 100 Talents Program
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Dr. ZHANG Zhang, Executive Director of BIG Data Center  in Beijing Institute of Genomics (BIG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), was evaluated as excellent in the 2017 final evaluation of CAS 100 Talents Program candidates. Among a total of 130 candidates from different institutions in CAS, 31 of them are evaluated excellent.


Dr. ZHANG is a Professor of BIG, CAS. He obtained PhD degree in Computer Science from Institute of Computing Technology, CAS in 2007. Prior to joining BIG, he worked as Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University from 2007~2009 and Research Scientist at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology from 2009~2011.


Dr. ZHANG was selected in the CAS 100 Talent Program in 2011 and appointed as Executive Director of BIG Data Center in 2016. His research focuses on big data integration & mining and computational precision health genomics. As of Sept 2017, he has authored 64 papers in scientific journals and acted as Associate Editor-in-Chief in Genomics Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Asian Associate Editor in Briefings in Bioinformatics and Executive Committee Member of International Society for Biocuration.