Byung-Jun Yoon

Associate Professor


Office: WEB 205L
Phone: 979.845.6942

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Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Genomic Signal Processing (GSP), Bioinformatics, and Systems Biology
  • Probabilistic Graphical Models & Algorithms, and Their Application in Computational Biology
  • Noncoding RNA (ncRNA) Prediction, RNA Sequence Analysis

Awards & Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2011.
  • Best Paper Award, Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (APBC2011), Jan. 2011.
  • SLATE Teaching Excellence Award, Texas A&M University, 2009.
  • Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship, Microsoft Research, 2004.
  • Paper Award (2nd place), Student Paper Contest, Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, 2003.
  • Killgore Fellowship, California Institute of Technology, 2001.
  • Doctoral Scholarship, The Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS), 2001.


  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2007
  • M.S., Caltech, 2002
  • B.S.E., Seoul National University, 1998