The International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB) welcomes Heng Li, PhD to the prestigious 2023 ISCB Fellows cohort. Dr. Li is Assistant Professor of Biomedical informatics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School.
Per ISCB’s release: The Fellows program was created to honor members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. Begun in 2009, 2023 marks the 14th anniversary of the program. Each year, ISCB seeks Fellows’ nominations from our members who meet the eligibility criteria for significant scientific and leadership contributions to the field of computational biology and bioinformatics.
Dr. Li is recognized for his influential tools for the processing of sequence data and his dedication to open-source software, including the detailed documentation which has permitted numerous researchers to learn and build from his work.