Joanne Chani Daniels, B.S., M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Business School Liaison for Data Science Program at Sara Schenirer

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Dr. Daniels is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and the Program Director for the Sara Schenirer Bachelors of Data Science. She came from NYC College of Technology, where she was an Assistant Professor and director of the Biomedical Informatics program. She did her BS in computer science at Brooklyn College, her MS in management and operations research at NYU Polytechnic and her PhD in BioMedical Informatics at Columbia University. Her doctoral research worked both with a literature based NLP tool and with wet lab research scientists. The tool created, merged the data from the two environments to create a more reliable network of the proteins of interest, and to highlight inconsistencies. Her doctoral research, built on top of her previous experience in computer science creating web access to financial data, algorithmic programming and analyzing systems. Additionally, she worked as a research scientist for BioSof developing PubSeq, a scientific knowledge search and management tool. She has been an Adjunct Professor of Medical Informatics Research at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.