Young-Rae Cho

  Associate Professor
  Bioinformatics Program
  Department of Computer Science
  Baylor University
  young-rae_cho[at]baylor[dot]edu
 

  [Papers]  [Talks]  [Teaching]  [Biography]

 

           Announcements



                Research


  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology: Computational Network Biology, Functional Genomics, Semantic Analytics
  • Data Mining and Data Management:  Pattern Mining, Classification, Clustering, Data Integration


              Publications


Journal Papers
Conference / Workshop Papers
Book Chapters
  • Young-Rae Cho. "Filtering Protein-Protein Interactions by Integration of Ontology Data". In Mourad Elloumi and Albert Y Zomaya (eds.), Biological Knowledge Discovery Handbook: Preprocessing, Mining and Postprocessing of Biological Data, Wiley, 2013.
  • Young-Rae Cho and Aidong Zhang. "Functional Influence Based Approach to Identify Overlapping Modules in Biological Networks". In Philip S Yu, Christos Faloutsos, and Jiawei Han (eds.), Link Mining: Models, Algorithms, and Applications, Springer, 2010.
  • Young-Rae Cho and Aidong Zhang. "Integration of Gene Ontology into the Analysis of Protein Interaction Networks". In Aidong Zhang, Protein Interaction Networks: Computational Approaches, Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Chuan Lin, Young-Rae Cho, Woochang Hwang, Pengjun Pei and Aidong Zhang. "Clustering Methods In Protein-Protein Interaction Network". In Xiaohua Hu and Yi Pan (eds.), Knowledge Discovery in Bioinformatics: Techniques, Methods and Application, Wiley, 2007.
Patents


             Presentations


Invited Talks
  • Functional Pattern Mining from Genome-Scale Protein-Protein Interaction Networks (Colloquium Series on Department of Mathematics at University of North Texas, 2013)
  • Systematic analysis of Interactome: a new trend in Bioinformatics (KOCSEA Technical Symposium at Vienna, 2010)
  • Surfing on complex biological networks: the next generation of bioinformatics research (BEARS: Baylor Engineering and Research Seminar at Baylor University, 2009)
Conference / Workshop Talks
  • An integrative measure of graph- and vector-based semantic similarity using information content distance, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2015), Washington DC, November 10-12, 2015.
  • P-Finder: Reconstruction of signaling networks from protein-protein interactions and GO annotations, ISCA International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BICoB 2015), Honolulu, HI, March 9-11, 2015.
  • Signaling pathway prediction approaches on protein-protein interaction networks, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2013), Shanghai, China, December 19-21, 2013.
  • M-Finder: Functional association mining from protein interaction networks weighted by semantic similarity, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2012), Philadelphia, PA, October 5-7, 2012.
  • Entropy-based graph clustering: application to biological and social networks, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2011), Vancouver, Canada, December 11-14, 2011.
  • Evaluating functional module detection from PPI networks, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2011), Atlanta, GA, November 12-15, 2011.
  • Decomposing protein interactome networks by graph entropy, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2010), Hong Kong, China, December 18-21, 2010.
  • flowNet: Flow-based approach for efficient analysis of complex biological networks, IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2009), Miami, FL, December 6-9, 2009.
  • Restructuring protein interaction networks to reveal structural hubs and functional organizations, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2009), Washington DC, November 1-4, 2009.
  • Discovering frequent patterns of functional associations in protein interaction networks for function prediction, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2008), Philadelphia, PA, November 3-5, 2008.
  • Feature extraction from microarray expression data by integration of semantic knowledge, IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Application (ICMLA 2007), Cincinnati, OH, December 13-15, 2007.
  • Information flow-based modularization in protein interaction networks, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE 2007), Boston, MA, October 14-17, 2007.
  • Efficient modularization of weighted protein interaction networks using k-hop graph reduction, IEEE Symposium on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE 2006), Washington DC, October 16-18, 2006.
Service Talks


                Activities


Journal Editorial Board
Conference / Workshop Chair
Conference / Workshop Program Committee
  • IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Bioinformatics (PRIB 2013)
  • IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical System (CBMS 2012)
  • ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine (ACM-BCB 2010, 2011)


          Awards & Grants


  • University Research Committee (URC) Grant, Baylor University, 2013-2014
  • WNY Inventor of The Year Awards - Second Place in Physical Sciences, NFIPLA, 2011
  • Young Investigator Development Program (YIDP) Grant, Baylor University, 2010-2011


                Teaching


  • CSI 4352, Introduction to Data Mining: Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017
  • BINF 3360, Introduction to Computational Biology: Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017
  • BINF 3350, Genomics and Bioinformatics: Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
  • CSI/BINF 5330, Advanced Computational Biology: Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017
  • CSI 3130, Introduction to Java Programming: Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017


               Biography



          Family & Church


  • Married Na-young at Seoul, Korea in 1998.
  • My first child, Justin (Wonho), born at Columbus, OH in 2001
  • My second child, Brandon (Hyunsoo), born at Iowa City, IA in 2008.
  • Served at Zion Choir of NHPC (New Hope Presbyterian Church), Buffalo, NY, in 2005.
  • Leader of Bible Reading Club (BiMac) in 2005 and 2006.
  • Leader of System Management Team in Computer Mission Division at NHPC in 2006 and 2007.



Last Updated 10/16/2017