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People in the News: Zhenqiu Liu, Xiao Zhang, and Robert Murphy


Cedars-Sinai has tapped Zhenqiu Liu to serve as bioinformatics director in its hematology/oncology division.

Prior to joining Cedars-Sinai, Liu was an associate professor of bioinformatics in the epidemiology and public health department of University of Maryland's Greenebaum Cancer Center

Liu has a doctorate in Operations Research with a concentration in data mining and a master’s degree in computer Science both from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Joining Liu at Cedars Sinai is Xiao Zhang, a biostatistics research scientist.

Zhang comes to Cedars-Sinai from the University of Alabama, Birmingham, where she was a research assistant professor in the biostatistics department.

She has a master’s degree in probability and statistics from Beijing University of China and a doctorate in biostatistics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Cernostics has selected Robert Murphy, a computational biology professor and director of Carnegie Mellon University's Center for Computational, to serve as one of its scientific advisors.

Murphy earned his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Columbia College, Missouri. He then got a doctorate in biochemistry from the California Institute of Technology.

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