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Professor Wing Wong Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Date:5/18/2009

aTyr Pharma Scientific Advisory Board Member Recognized for Development of Statistical Methods and Software

SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Wing Hung Wong, Professor of Statistics and of Health Research & Policy at Stanford University has been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. Election to the National Academy of Sciences is one of the highest honors that can be accorded to a scientist in the US and this honor recognizes Professor Wong's significant contributions in developing statistical methods and software for analyzing complex databases, such as those from high throughput genomics research.

With over 100 publications in peer reviewed journals, Professor Wong has developed ground-breaking methods for turning large data sets into useful information about biological systems. His contributions to biological advancements through computational analysis are many, and include methods and algorithms for the analysis of gene expression data from microarray chips, identification of gene regulatory elements in developmental genomics, and elucidation of genetic networks.

According to Professor Paul Schimmel, co-founder of aTyr Pharma and fellow NAS member: "We are pleased to see this well deserved recognition of Professor Wong's valuable contributions to computational analysis of complex biological data. As a member of our scientific advisory board, Professor Wong has provided invaluable guidance for building aTyr's platform of naturally occurring, therapeutic splice variants of human tRNA synthetases. His work with genomics data has accelerated understanding of biology and paved the way for significant health advances." aTyr Pharma congratulates Professor Wong on this well deserved honor.

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