Invited Speakers


Prof. Sung Wing Kin, Ken                                                                                                            

National University of Singapore, Singapore


Prof. Dr. Wing-Kin Sung received both the B.Sc. and the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Computer Science from the University of Hong Kong in 1993, 1998, respectively. He is a professor in the Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, NUS. Also, he is a senior group leader in Genome Institute of Singapore. He has over 20 years experience in Algorithm and Bioinformatics research. He also teaches courses on bioinformatics for both undergraduate and postgraduate. He was conferred the 2003 FIT paper award (Japan), the 2006 National Science Award (Singapore), and the 2008 Young Researcher Award (NUS) for his research contribution in algorithm and bioinformatics.


Assoc. Prof. Jiangning Song                                                                                                     

Monash University, Australia


Jiangning Song is an Associate Professor and Group Leader in the Cancer and Infection and Immunity Programs in the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Monash University, supervised by Professor Geoffrey I. Webb, Director of the Monash Centre for Data Science, and co-supervised by Associate Professor Reza Haffari, at the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University. He is a member of the Monash Centre for Data Science and Monash Bioinformatics Platform, and also an Associate Investigator of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaging, Monash University. His research interests include artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, machine learning, big data analytics, and pattern recognition. He is an Associate Editor of BMC Bioinformatics, an Advisory Board Member of Current Protein & Peptide Science and Protein & Peptide Letters, and a Guest Editor of Current Bioinformatics and BioMed Res International.





Previous Speakers


Prof. Wen-Lian Hsu
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Prof. Kenta Nakai
The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Keimei Oh
Akita Prefectual University, Japan
Prof. Manoj R. Tarambale
Marathwada Mitra Mandal’s College of Engineering, India
Assoc. Prof. Siew Woh Choo
Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University, China
Assoc. Prof. Riichi Kajiwara
Meiji University, Japan
Prof. Tatsuya Akutsu
Kyoto University, Japan
Distinguished Prof. Cuie Wen
RMIT University, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Hiroyuki Kudo
Meiji University, Japan
Assoc. Prof. Yuncang Li
RMIT University, Australia