HOBI welcomes assistant professor Dr. Rui Yin

Yin Rui HeadshotDr. Rui Yin joins HOBI as an assistant professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics. He is the department’s third faculty member hired as part of UF’s AI Initiative.

Dr. Yin completed his postdoctoral training at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School. Before that, he received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University located in Singapore. His research interests mainly focus on AI-driven precision medicine to improve public health outcomes and health equity. With that, he develops novel machine learning approaches to address biomedical problems.

Dr. Yin’s research seeks to improve public health at both individual and population levels, providing insights into biological and medical problems with computational approaches. His research focuses on computational modeling (machine learning, statistics) in RNA viruses, the study of rare genetic diseases, genotype-phenotype associations for biomarker identification, clinical informatics and genomics for clinical decision support, and trustworthy AI to advance health equity.

Welcome, Dr. Yin!