Linhua (Alex) joined the lab in 2020 as a Ph.D. student in QCB program. Before that, he received his M.S. in Computational Biology at CMU and B.S. in Biotechnology at Sun Yat-sen University in mainland China. Alex also worked as a bioinformatician at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where he built machine learning packages for Protein Function Prediction. Alex’s research interest lies in the intersection of Data Science with Biosciences and he enjoys cooking and playing with his cat in his leisure time.