bairong shen

Sichuan University
China

Bairong Shen received his PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from Fudan University in 1997. He began his research in bioinformatics in June 1999 and underwent postdoctoral training at the University of Tampere, Finland. Following that, he was recruited as an assistant/associate professor of systems biology in early 2004. In June 2008, he returned to China and established the Center for Systems Biology at Soochow University, where he served as the director. In the summer of 2018, he was appointed as a professor and the executive director general of the Institutes for Systems Genetics at West China Hospital, Sichuan University, China. Throughout the past 25 years, he has published over 200 scientific papers and 10 books. He has also served as a peer reviewer for more than 30 international journals and is an affiliated faculty member at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle. Additionally, he is the founding chair of the International Conference on Translational Biomedical Informatics (ICTBI). His research interests encompass biomarker discovery, translational informatics, and smart healthcare.