Jake Chen, Ph.D.

Dr. Jake Y. Chen is the Chief Bioinformatics Officer of the Informatics Institute at UAB, a Professor of Genetics, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering, a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and past President of the Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS). He leads the AI.MED laboratory to advance multi-omics modeling and artificial intelligence application in medicine. He has co-founded several biotechnological startups and was named one of the “Top 100 AI Leaders in Drug Discovery and Healthcare” in 2019.