My research interests focus on developing and implementing systems genetics statistical models to complex traits/diseases.
Currently, working on several projects:
- Methods for qualitative and quantitative analysis of transcripts (non-coding and coding) from RNA-Seq data
- Network analyses of RNA expression analysis
- Quantitative Trait Loci analysis of behavioral, physiologic, and molecular traits (e.g., RNA expression)
- Analysis of quantitative proteomic analyses
- Visualization of system genetics analysis results
- Integration of multiple types of ‘omics data
basic statistics for non-statisticians, data science, R programming
- TXCL7565: Applied statistics for toxicology and pharmaceutical science
- PhD in Biostatistics, University of Colorado Health Science Center, 2007
- BS in Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines, 2001
What makes you passionate about or interested in biostatistics?
I love using math/statistics to improve biomedical research. I enjoy the opportunity to add value to research in many different fields ranging from alcohol use to disorders to the basic biology of the eye. I appreciate the complexity and insight that big data can bring to medical research.