Dr. Jia-Feng Yu is a professor in Institute of Biophysics, Dezhou university, China. He received his PHD degree in Bioinformatics from Southeast University in 2012, and he is currently deputy director of Shandong Key Laboratory of Biophysics. His research field involves genome annotation, intrinsically disordered proteins, flora, lncRNA, small open reading frames, some works have been published in NAR, DNA Res, CMLS, BMC Bioinformatics, etc.
Subhash C. Basak University of Minnesota Duluth Duluth, MN (USA)
Dr. Subhash C. Basak, a Senior Scientist and Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth, has more than 40 years of experience in mathematical /computational chemistry and computer aided drug design. His research areas include: Development of novel topological Indices; hierarchical quantitative structure-activity relationship (HiQSAR); quantitative molecular similarity analysis (QMSA); tailored QMSA; descriptors of DNA/ RNA sequences; mathematical proteomics; chirality indices of chemicals; differential QSAR; mathematical nanotoxicoproteomics. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Calcutta. Dr. Basak has published 268 research articles and has co-edited two books: 1) Advances in Mathematical Chemistry and Applications (Elsevier & Bentham) and 2) Statistical and Machine Learning Approaches for Network Analysis (Wiley). He is a member of the International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry.