Yi Xing, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator


Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Director, 
Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Yi Xing is the Francis West Lewis Endowed Chair and Founding Director of the Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). Prior to his appointment at CHOP and Penn, Dr. Xing was a Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at UCLA, and served as Program Director of UCLA’s Bioinformatics Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program. Dr. Xing received his B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology and B.E. in Computer Science and Technology from the University of Science and Technology of China (2001). He completed his Ph.D. training in Bioinformatics with Dr. Christopher Lee at UCLA (2001-2006), and his postdoctoral training with Drs. Wing Hung Wong and Matthew Scott at the Stanford University (2006-2007). Dr. Xing has an extensive publication record in bioinformatics, genomics, and RNA biology. His work has provided fundamental insights into the function, regulation, and evolution of post-transcriptional RNA processing in mammals. His current research merges the fields of computational biology, biomedical data science, RNA genomics, human genetics, precision medicine, and immuno-oncology.

Yi Xing, Ph.D.
Francis West Lewis Chair
Director, Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Pediatric Research Center 816-I
3615 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
yi.xing@pennmedicine.upenn.edu