Michael Wu Group -- Group Members

Current Group Members

 

Sebastian Teran Hidalgo
Ph.D. Student, Department of Biostatistics, UNC

Education
B.S., Statistics and Mathematics, Eastern Kentucky University
B.A., Economics, Eastern Kentucky University

Contact:
shidalgo AT bios.unc.edu

Research Interests:
Interaction analysis; generalized dependency; machine learning; personalized medicine.


Yatong Li
Rotational Research Assistant, Department of Biostatistics, UW

Education:
A.B., Mathematics and Statistics, Brynn Mawr College

Contact:
yatongli AT uw.edu

Research Projects:
Gene and pathway level analysis of genetic association studies of with paired samples.


Takeshi Nishiyama
Visiting Scientist, Associate Professor, Aichi Medical University School of Medicine

Education:
Dr.P.H., National Institute of Public Health (Japan)
Ph.D., Nagoya City University
M.D., Nagoya City University

Contact:


Research Projects:
Statistical analysis of genetic association studies.


Anna Plantinga
Ph.D. Student, Department of Biostatistics, UW

Education:
B.S., Mathematics and Biology, Calvin College

Contact:
aplantin AT uw.edu

Research Interests:
Microbiome analysis.


Xiang Zhan
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education:
Ph.D., Statistics, Penn State
B.S., Economics, Peking University

Contact:
xzhan at fhcrc.org

Research Interests:
Kernel machine methods; microbiome and metaolomics; generalized dependency metrics.


Ni Zhao
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education:
Ph.D., Biostatistics, UNC Chapel Hill
M.S., Environmental Science, UNC Chapel Hill
M.S., Biostatistics, UNC Chapel Hill
M.D., Preventive Medicine, Fudan University

Contact:
nzhao AT fhcrc.org

Research Interests:
Cancer; Integrative analysis of genomic data; Kernel machine methods.
 


Former Group Members

  • Thomas G. Stewart, 2012-2015, Former Ph.D. Student, Department of Biostatistics, UNC.  Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Vanderbilt University.
  • Eugene Urrutia, 2011-2013, Former Ph.D. Student, Department of Biostatistics, UNC.
  • Jennifer J. Clark, 2010 - 2013, Former Ph.D. Student, Department of Biostatistics, UNC. Current Position: Mathematical Statistician, FDA
  • Elizabeth M. Simmons, 2009 - 2011, Former Undergraduate Research Assistant and B.S.PH. Student, Department of Biostatistics, UNC. Current Position: Teacher in the JET Program