Hongmei Huang, PhD

Vice President, Information Technology & Informatics

Dr. Huang has over 20 yearsof experience in biopharmaceutical research, informatics and IT services. Prior to joining Assembly in January 2016, Dr. Huang was Global Head of Research IT at Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), where she oversaw J & J Pharma research data management and IT services. Previously, Dr. Huang was Director and Site Head, Novartis Research Informatics & Technology, responsible for strategy formulation, development and delivery of informatics, infrastructure and client solutions in partnership with the Infectious Diseases and Oncology units. Dr. Huang started her career as a Research Investigator at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. She transitioned into IT and Informatics while at Array BioPharma, where she was instrumental in establishing a fully integrated informatics platform. Subsequently, Dr. Huang worked at Roche and Exelixis, where she helped oversee and deliver strategic informatics services for discovery research, preclinical safety and clinical development. She received a BS at Beijing University, an MS from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Organic Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute.