Principal Scientist at DNAnexus
Yih-Chii is a Principal Scientist at DNAnexusⓇ, leading a team to support customers performing large-scale high-throughput sequencing data analysis and biomedical data processing on the cloud.
Yih-Chii’s career has focused on a variety of computational biology areas including genomics, epigenomics, and translational informatics. She participates in the Genome in a Bottle (GIAB) consortium for curating genetic variants benchmark sets of human genomes. She has also developed portable GWAS pipelines for processing and analyzing UK Biobank data.
In recent years, Yih-Chii has collaborated with partners and users from clinical diagnostics labs, pharmaceutical companies, biobank data providers, and software providers, to build scalable bioinformatics pipelines for analyzing panel sequencing, whole-exome sequencing, and whole-genome sequencing data, at production level. She has helped customers to implement GxP solutions to meet compliance with regulations and security requirements. She has worked on enabling a smooth and seamless Nextflow experience with DNAnexus.
She holds a Ph.D. in Genomics and Computational Biology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Yih-Chii will be presenting her work titles “Bringing GxP compliance to Nextflow workflows”.