Group Members

July 5th, 2007 by emin

GROUP MEMBERS

Part of the group (July’08) . (K. Eng, X. Li, S. Keles - A. B. Yavuz, D. Chung, P-F. Kuan).

Thursday group July’08. Farewell to Hector, Weiliang and Ted.

Thursday group Sep’07.

Graduate Students:

  • Kailei Chen: Fall 2012-.
  • Rene Welch: Fall 2012-.
  • Duy Nguyen: Summer 2014-.
  • Cony Rojo: Fall 2014-.
  • Ye Zheng: Fall 2014-.
  • Jurijs Nazarovs: Summer 2016-.
  • Fan Chen: Fall 2016-.

Postdoctoral Researchers:

  • Dr. Sunyoung Shin: August 2014-.
  • Dr. Pixu Shi: June 2016-.

Undergraduate Students:

ALUMNI

Ph.D. Students:

Dissertation title: Simultaneous Dimension Reduction and Variable Selection with Sparse Partial Least Squares, with Applications to High Dimensional Genomic Data.

Current position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Purdue University (Fall 2010 - ).

1st replacement: Postdoctoral researcher at Prof.Hongyu Zhao’s group at Yale University (Spring 2009- Summer 2010).

Dissertation title: Statistical methods for the analysis of genomic data from tiling arrays and next generation sequencing technologies.

Current position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics at Stony Brook university.

1st replacement: Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics at UNC Chapel Hill.

Dissertation title: Statistical methods for neutral inference in comparative experiments.

Current position: Assistant Professor of oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

1st replacement: Postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Kendziorski’s group.

Dissertation title: Statistical methods and software for ChIP-seq data analysis.

Current position: Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina.

1st replacement: Postdoctoral researcher in Prof. Hongyu Zhao’s group.

  •  Xin Zeng (2013). 

  Dissertation title: Statistical methods and software for ChIP-seq data analysis.

  Current position.  Quantitative Associate at J. P. Morgan. 

  • Chandler Zuo (2015).

  Dissertation title: Large-scale computation in genomic and epigenomic analysis.

  Current position.  Data Scientist at Amazon-Audible.  

Postdocs:

Current position. Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science.

  • Dr. Sam Younkin: Fall 2013 - Summer 2014.

   Current position. Assistant Professor in the Department of  Statistics at  University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • Dr. Peng Liu: September 2013 - June 2016.

   Current position. Assistant Scientists in the Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics at the         University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Rotation students/PAs/RAs.

  • Heejung Shim: Fall 2005 - Spring 2006.
    Project assistant.
    Current position: Larget Group.
  • Jee-Young Moon: Fall 2005.
    Biostat trainee/rotation student.
    Current position: Yandell Group.
  • John Dawson: Fall 2006.
    Biostat Trainee/Rotation student.
    Current position: Kendziorski Group.
  • Yang Zhang: Fall 2007.
    Biostat trainee/rotation student.
  • Brittany Schwefel: Fall 2009.
    Biostat trainee/rotation student.
  • Xin Li: Summer 2008-Spring 2010.
    Research assistant.
  • Chenliang Xu: Fall 2010-Spring 2011.
    Research assistant.
  • Ju Hee Cho: Fall 2010.
    Research assistant.
  • Jianan Tian. Spring 2011 - Summer 2011.
    Research assistant.
  • Tram Ta. Spring 2012.
    Biostat trainee/rotation student.
  • Guannan Sun: Spring 2010 - Fall 2013.
    Research assistant.    
  • Xiuyu Ma: Fall 2014.
    Research assistant.  

Summer Research Program Participants:

Undergraduate Students:

  • Adam Hinz: Spring 2008-Spring 2009. Undergraduate programmer.
  • Nick Etzel: Fall 2012-Spring 2013.

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