Principal Investigator

daifeng_wang_photoDaifeng Wang, Ph.D. [CV]
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Investigator, Waisman Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Degree and Training:
* Postdoc, Yale University
* Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Research Interests:
* Bioinformatics, Machine learning, Network Science, Biomedical data science
* Functional genomics, Computational genomics, Comparative genomics
* Brain disorders, Neurodevelopment & Neurodegenerative diseases, Cancers

Lab Members

Dr. Shuang Liu (Assistant Scientist, Summer 2019 – )
Ting Jin (PhD student, Biomedical Data Science, Fall 2017 -)
Nam Nguyen (PhD candidate, Computer Science in SBU & Honorary Fellow in UW-Madison, Summer 2017 -)
Peter R Rehani (Undergraduate student, Neurobiology and Computer Science, Fall 2019 -)


  • Sanjeevani Choudhery (M.S. in ECE, Spring 2019)
    Ph.D. student in Computer Science, Texas A&M University
  • Rahul Bhansali (M.S. in computer science, Fall 2018)
    Software engineer, Google, Mountain View, California
  • Neha Mane (M.S. in computer science, Fall 2018)
    Technology Analyst, Morgan Stanley, New York City
  • Abhishek Srinivasa Raju Padmavathi (M.S. in computer science, Fall 2018)
    Software Development Engineer, Amazon
  • Alisha Kamat (M.S. in computer science, Fall 2017)
    Software engineer, Intuit, Mountain View, California
  • So Yeon Min (Undergraduate student, MIT EECS, funded by Google Summer of Code 2017), Project: Web App for Identifying Gene Expression Biomarkers to Classify Cancer Patient Outcomes [github, youtube demo]
  • Joshua Lee, Vineet Malhotra, William Sun (High school students, 2017 Computer Science and Informatics Research Experience Program for K12 Students)
    (Stony Brook News and Vineet’s project youtube demo)
  • Manojit Mosur Swamynathan (Rotation PhD student, Spring 2017)