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Yanming Yang Ph.D.

Yanming Yang Ph.D.

Associate In Research
(850) 645-0019
Main Campus

Job Description

Dr. Yang is a bioinformatics scientist at the College of Medicine, Florida State University. He is a prime member in genomics service at the Translational Science Lab, and has been involved in NextGen sequencing, diverse computing systems administration, including High-Performance Computing (HPC) system installation, configuration and maintenance, DT-HSS3, Next-Generation Sequencing facility, and bioinformatics systems administration, software development and genomics data analysis.


Dr. Yang is currently an Associate In Research, a specialized faculty at the Translational Sciences Laboratory, Florida State University College of Medicine. He received his undergraduate training in biology at Shandong Agricultural University, China, and then obtained an MS degree from Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Following the graduate studies, he worked as a research scientist in plant physiology at Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Dr. Yang got his PhD degree in molecular biology from University of Arkansas, and then worked as a postdoctoral research associate at University of Florida, focusing on characterizing virus pathogenesis and generating transgenic resistance to virus diseases in plants. Meanwhile, he got an MS in computer engineering from University of Florida, emphasizing bioinformatics studies. After working several years as system programmer, IT consultant, bioinformatics system administrator and analyst, Dr. Yang joined the faculty of the College of Medicine, Florida State University.


B.S., Biology, Shandong Agricultural University, TaiAn, China

M.S., Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

M.S., Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Research Focus

NextGen sequencing services

Bioinformatics system administration

HPC medical computing and data storage management

Bioinformatics application development and deployment

Genomics data analysis