About the editor
Dr. Huixiao Hong is the Chief of Bioinformatics Branch at the Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), FDA, Arkansas, USA and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He received his Ph.D. in computational chemistry from Nanjing University. Before he joined NCTR in 2007, Dr. Hong worked as the Manager of Bioinformatics Division at ICF International, as a senior computational scientist in ROW Science and held a research scientist position at Sumitomo Chemical Company, Japan. He was also a visiting scientist at National Cancer Institute at National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA and at Maxwell Institute in Leeds University, UK. Dr. Hong was an Associated Professor at Nanjing University in China. His research interests span the areas of chemoinformatics, computational chemistry, next-generation sequencing data analysis, genome-wide association studies, proteomics, and systems biology. Dr. Huixiao Hong has published more than 180 scientific manuscripts and received many awards during his career.