B.Eng., M.Phil. (HKU), Ph.D. (Yale)
Professor

Research interests here …

Research Areas
  • Applications
  • Artificial Intelligence
    • Bioinformatics
    • Machine Learning
  • Data and Software Engineering
    • Databases, Data Mining, and Knowledge Management

Links

  • Professor (by courtesy), Hong Kong Institute of Diabetes and Obesity (HKIDO), CUHK
  • Principal Investigator, Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre, CUHK
  • Associate Member, Biomedical Engineering Program, CUHK
  • Member, International Society for Computational Biology
  • Associate Editor, BMC Bioinformatics

Biography

Prof. Kevin Yip is a Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests include bioinformatics, computational biology, and genomics, which involve many sub-disciplines of computer science such as algorithm design, data mining, machine learning, and software engineering.

  • ENCODE Project Consortium: An Integrated Encyclopedia of DNA Elements in the Human Genome. Nature 489(7414):57-74, (2012)
  • Mark B. Gerstein*$, Zhi John Lu*, Eric L. Van Nostrand*, Chao Cheng*, Bradley I. Arshinoff*, Tao Liu*, Kevin Y. Yip*, Rebecca Robilotto*, Andreas Rechtsteiner*, Kohta Ikegami*, Pedro Alves*, Aurelien Chateigner*, Marc Perry*, Mitzi Morris*, Raymond K. Auerbach*, Xin Feng*, Jing Leng*, Anne Vielle*, Wei Niu*, Kahn Rhrissorrakrai*, Ashish Agarwal, Roger P. Alexander, Galt Barber, Cathleen M. Brdlik, Jennifer Brennan, Jeremy Jean Brouillet, Adrian Carr, Ming-Sin Cheung, Hiram Clawson, Sergio Contrino, Luke O. Dannenberg, Abby F. Dernburg, Arshad Desai, Lindsay Dick, Andrea C. Dose, Jiang Du, Thea Egelhofer, Sevinc Ercan, Ghia Euskirchen, Brent Ewing, Elise A. Feingold, Reto Gassman, Peter J. Good, Phil Green, Francois Gullier, Michelle Gutwein, Mark S. Guyer, Lukas Habegger, Ting Han, Jorja G. Henikoff, Stefan R. Henz, Angie Hinrichs, Heather Holster, Tony Hyman, A. Leo Iniguez, Judith Janette, Morten Jensen, Masaomi Kato, W. James Kent, Ellen Kephart, Vishal Khivansara, Ekta Khurana, John K. Kim, Paulina Kolasinska-Zwierz, Eric C. Lai, Isabel Latorre, Amber Leahey, Suzanna Lewis, Paul Lloyd, Lucas Lochovsky, Rebecca F. Lowdon, Yaniv Lubling, Rachel Lyne, Michael MacCoss, Sebastian D. Mackowiak, Marco Mangone, Sheldon McKay, Desirea Mecenas, Gennifer Merrihew, David M. Miller III, Andrew Muroyama, John I. Murray, Siew-Loon Ooi, Hoang Pham, Taryn Phippen, Elicia A. Preston, Nikolaus Rajewsky, Gunnar Ratsch, Heidi Rosenbaum, Joel Rozowsky, Kim Rutherford, Peter Ruzanov, Mihail Sarov, Rajkumar Sasidharan, Andrea Sboner, Paul Scheid, Eran Segal, Hyunjin Shin, Chong Shou, Frank J. Slack, Cindie Slightam, Richard Smith, William C. Spencer, E.O. Stinson, Scott Taing, Teruaki Takasaki, Dionne Vafeados, Ksenia Voronina, Guilin Wang, Nicole L. Washington, Christina Whittle, Beijing Wu, Koon-Kiu Yan, Georg Zeller, Zheng Zha, Mei Zhong, Xingliang Zhou, modENCODE Consortium, Julie Ahringer$, Susan Strome$, Kristin C. Gunsalus$, Gos Micklem$, X. Shirley Liu$, Valerie Reinke$, Stuart K. Kim$, LaDeana W. Hillier$, Steven Henikoff$, Fabio Piano$, Michael Snyder$, Lincoln Stein$, Jason D. Lieb$ and Robert H. Waterston$: Integrative Analysis of the Caenorhabditis elegans Genome by the modENCODE Project. Science 330(6012):1775-1787, (2010)
  • Kevin Y. Yip, Chao Cheng, Nitin Bhardwaj, James B. Brown, Jing Leng, Anshul Kundaje, Joel Rozowsky, Ewan Birney, Peter Bickel, Michael Snyder and Mark Gerstein: Classification of Human Genomic Regions based on Experimentally-determined Binding Sites of More Than 100 Transcription-related Factors. Genome Biology 13(9):R48, (2012)
  • Shaoke Lou*, Heung-Man Lee*, Hao Qin, Jing-Woei Li, Zhibo Gao, Xin Liu, Landon L. Chan, Vincent K. L. Lam, Wing-Yee So, Ying Wang, Si Lok, Jun Wang, Ronald C. W. Ma, Stephen Kwok-Wing Tsui, Juliana C. N. Chan$, Ting-Fung Chan$ and Kevin Y. Yip$: Whole-Genome Bisulfite Sequencing of Multiple Individuals Reveals Complementary Roles of Promoter and Gene Body Methylation in Transcriptional Regulation. Genome Biology 15(7):408, (2014)
  • Qin Cao, Christine Anyansi, Xihao Hu, Liangliang Xu, Lei Xiong, Wenshu Tang, Myth T S Mok, Chao Cheng, Xiaodan Fan, Mark Gerstein, Alfred S L Cheng and Kevin Y Yip: Reconstruction of Enhancer-Target Networks in 935 Samples of Human Primary Cells, Tissues and Cell Lines. Nature Genetics 49(10):1428-1436, (2017)

  • 2019 Outstanding Fellow, Faculty of Engineering, CUHK (https://www.erg.cuhk.edu.hk/erg/Recognitions)
  • 2019 Young Researcher Award, CUHK
  • 2019 Exemplary Service Award, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, CUHK
  • 2017 Exemplary Service Award, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, CUHK
  • 2015 Exemplary Service Award, Faculty of Engineering, CUHK