Yifeng Tao (陶一锋)

Yifeng Tao photo 
PhD student in Computational Biology
Computational Biology Department
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University


Hello, I am a 3rd year PhD student in CMU. My research interest lies in deep learning, text mining and cancer genomics.

I am working with Professor Russell Schwartz.


Ph.D., Computational Biology, Carnegie Mellon University, 2016-present.
M.Sc., Machine Learning, Carnegie Mellon University, 2016-2018 (expected).
B.Ec., Economics (Second Degree), Tsinghua University, 2013-2016.
B.Eng., Automation, Tsinghua University (magna cum laude), 2012-2016.

Publications and Manuscripts

  • Effective Feature Representation for Clinical Text Concept Extraction. 2018.
    Yifeng Tao, Bruno Godefroy, Guillaume Genthial and Christopher Potts
    [PDF, Media]

  • Automatic Human-like Mining and Constructing Reliable Genetic Association Database with Deep Reinforcement Learning. 2019.
    Haohan Wang, Xiang Liu, Yifeng Tao, Wenting Ye, Qiao Jin, William W. Cohen and Eric P. Xing.
    [PDF, CODE], Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing.

  • From Genome to Phenome: Predicting Multiple Cancer Phenotypes based on Somatic Genomic Alterations via Embedding-Sharing Neural Networks. 2018.
    Yifeng Tao, Chunhui Cai, William W. Cohen, Xinghua Lu.


GHC 7405, CMU, PA 15213
Tel: 412-320-1617