Sihai Dave Zhao appointed Director of Computational Genomics at IGB

Sihai Dave Zhao

Congratulations to alumnus Sihai Dave Zhao, PhD ’12, an associate professor of statistics, who has been appointed the Director of Computational Genomics at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.Zhao has been a member of the IGB for over eight years, joining the year he came to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. At the IGB he develops analysis strategies for genomic data, improves statistical applications in biology, and studies spatial transcriptomics and behavioral genomics. Read more here.