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Hsiao-Mei (Heidi) Lu, Ph.D.
Sr. Director of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

Dr. Lu received her Ph.D in Bioinformatics from University of Illinois at Chicago, and continued her postdoctoral research in the Department of Mathematics and Center for Complex Biological Systems, University of California, Irvine. Dr. Lu is an active scientist in human genetics, machine learning, data mining, and mathematical modeling. In 2011, Dr. Lu joined Ambry Genetics and successfully built clinical bioinformatics pipelines for whole exome sequencing and clinical diagnostics in hereditary and somatic cancer, cardiological and neurological diseases. She leads a team of scientists, statistical geneticists, and computational biologists and has developed numerous computational tools and conducted clinical research projects.