Lihua Julie Zhu obtained her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999, and her M.S. in Computer Science from DePaul University in Chicago in 2001. Prior to joining UMMS in 2007, she has served as the Director of the Bioinformatics Consulting Core, and the Director of the clinical informatics core at the Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago. In addition to her own research on high-throughput data mining, she has been collaborating with UMMS researchers by providing bioinformatics and biostatistical support.
Jun Yu obtained his BS in Biosciences and Biotech at Tsinghua University, Beijing, in 1995, MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Peking Union Medical College in 1998. He gained his PhD in 2004 and continued his Post-Doc training from the Department of Biochemistry at Boston University School of Medicine. He also acquired MS in Information Systems at Northeastern University College of Engineering at Boston in 2002. He was a research assistant professor at Boston University prior to joining MCCB at UMMS in 2015.
Haibo Liu obtained his B.S. in Biotechnology and M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Huazhong Agricultural University, Ph.D. in Genetics from Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology at Chinese Academy of Science, and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from Iowa State University. Before his study in Iowa State University, Dr. Liu had worked as a research associate and postdoc associate in Howard Hughes Medical School and UMass Medical School. Immediately before joining in UMass Medical School as a bioinformatician, Dr. Liu had worked as a postdoc fellow in Dupont Pioneer.
Chung-Cheng Hsieh obtained his Sc.D. from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1985 with concentrations in epidemiology and biostatistics. He joined UMass Medical School in 1995 serving as the Director of Biostatistics and Epidemiology for the UMass Cancer Center. In addition to his own research, he has been collaborating with UMMS cancer researchers by providing biostatistical support to studies in basic, clinical, and population-based sciences.