About Yaxia Yuan
Yaxia Yuan, Ph.D., joined University of Florida as a research assistant professor in department of pharmacodynamics in June 2018. Yuan received his B.S. degree in Chemistry and Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Peking University. Following his Ph.D. program, Yuan completed a postdoctoral fellowship at College of Pharmacy in University of Kentucky. His research focused on methodology development and application of computer-aided drug discovery, data mining, and molecular dynamic simulation.
Drug Discovery: De novo drug design; Multi-target drug design; Protein-ligand binding affinity estimation; Virtual screening; ADME/T prediction; Synthesis-accessibility analysis
Machine learning: Supporting vector machine; Artificial neural network; Deep-learning; Data assimilation
Biomolecular Mechanism: Protein-Protein interaction; Inflammation network; Monoamine transporting mechanism; Synthetic HDL nano-particle