Asia’s Rising Scientists: Li Yingrui

Data scientist Li Yingrui co-founded iCarbonX to capture the massive troves of healthcare data available to us, and with it, ‘digitalize’ life. Nurfilzah Rohaidi | June 6, 2016 | Editorials Li YingruiCo-founderiCarbonX AsianScientist (Jun. 6, 2016) – Data scientist Li Yingrui wants to capture the massive troves of healthcare data available to us, and with it, ‘digitalize’ life. Li believes that we can someday build comprehensive, computerized versions of ourselves to predict diseases down the line—and in doing so, prevent them. Li, who previously played an instrumental role in establishing the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) as a world-class bioinformatics research and services center as the company’s chief scientist, co-founded iCarbonX with BGI ex-CEO Wang Jun and Boston Consulting Group ex-partner Chun Wu just last year. iCarbonX aims to build a…


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