Yile ‘Evelyn’ Chen

PhD Student

Faculty Advisor

Sean Mooney


Yile Chen received her BS in Applied Biology from Zhejiang University and worked as a bioinformatician for three years in China analyzing high-throughput genomics data. She then pursued an MS in Biostatistics at the University of Michigan. She is now a Ph.D. student in BIME at the University of Washington and a trainee in the IGVF consortium working on understanding genomic variation’s impact on genome function. Her general interest is in integrating molecular omics data with ML algorithms to gain a better understanding of clinical data.