W. Jim Zheng
is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Computational Biomedicine at UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics. He spent most of his career in bioinformatics research in both industrial and academic settings. His research interests are eukaryotic genome information integration, modeling and visualization in three-dimension, large-scale biological data integration and mining of translational medicine.
Dr. Zheng and his colleagues developed Genome3D, the first model-view framework to integrate and visualize 3D eukaryotic genome. His current work also includes the development of novel data mining methods to extract useful information from biomedical literature for novel therapeutic strategy development against cancer and other human diseases.