Christina Yung joins CDIS as Director of Data Commons

Christina Yung, PhD recently joined CDIS as the Director of Data Commons for the GDC.  Christina has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.  She was most recently at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, leading the technical working groups for the ICGC PanCancer Analysis of Whole Genomes project.  During her time there, she managed a team of software developers and bioinformaticians from 15 institutes to develop 5 analytical pipelines; runthe pipelines on 700TB of sequencing data in 14 compute environments, and coordinate data dissemination to over 300 researchers.