Sissades Tongsima is currently a principal researcher and the head of biostatistics and informatics laboratory at Genome Technology Research Unit, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Thailand. He received his B.Eng in Industrial Instrumentation Engineering from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMIT’L) and his MSCSE and PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, USA. His research interests include bioinformatics and computation modeling. Dr. Tongsima has published his computational biology research in many renowned journals; some of them were highlighted in the Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network (AIMB-N). He has served as an executive committee of Asia Pacific Bioinformatics Network (APBioNet), and a steering member of several international consortia. He is also an associate editor of the Journal of Human Genetics (JHG), Nature Publishing Group.