Bailu "Lucy" Yan
Advisor: Hakmook Kang
MS, Applied Statistics and Data Analytics, Southern Methodist University; BS, Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics (Beijing)
Research interests include: biomolecular study, machine learning, data engineering, randomized controlled trials
Publications include: "IntEnzyDB: an Integrated Structure-Kinetics Enzymology Database" (first author; Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 2022)
Yan previously worked as a research assistant in the Department of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University, focusing on data-driven methodologies for biomolecular discovery. Before coming to Nashville, she worked in industry as a data analyst for two years, where she developed competency in both statistical research and real-world applications. Knowing the huge potential of statistical solutions in biomedicine and biological research, she’s enthusiastic about embarking on an academic path toward solving open challenges in human health and disease treatment.