Faculty

Professorial Faculty

  • Almudevar, Anthony, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Beck, Christopher, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics
  • Cai, Xueya, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
  • Feng, Changyong, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics
  • He, Hua, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
  • Hyrien, Ollivier, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Le, Xuan Hung, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
  • Love, Tanzy, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
  • Lu, Naiji, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
  • McDermott, Michael, PhD, Associate Chair, Professor of Biostatistics
  • Miao, Hongyu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
  • Oakes, David, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics
  • Peterson, Derick, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Qiu, Xing, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Salzman, Peter, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Strawderman, Robert, ScD, Department Chair, Professor of Biostatistics
  • Tang, Wan, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Biostatistics
  • Thurston, Sally, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics
  • Tu, Xin, PhD, Associate Chair, Professor of Biostatistics
  • Wang, Dongwen, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Wang, Hongyue, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
  • Wu, Hulin, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Wu, Shuang, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
  • Wu, Tong Tong, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
  • Xue, Hongqi, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
  • Yang, Hongmei, PhD, Research Assistant Professor
  • Zhang, Le, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

Other Faculty


Baran, Andrea
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4217
Andrea_Baran@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0366

 

Bernhardt, Matthew
Associate
Office: Saunders Research Building 4204
Matt_Bernhardt@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 273-2271


Brower, Christine
Associate
Office: Saunders Research Building 4230
Brower@bst.rochester.edu
(585) 275-6269


Corbett, Anthony
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4222
Anthony_Corbett@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0642

 

Doll, Terry
Assistant, Production Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4203
Terry_Doll@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 276-5382

Dutra, Jennifer
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4161
Jennifer_Dutra@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0414

Eberly, Shirley
Associate
Office: Saunders Research Building 4231
Shirley_Eberly@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-6463

Gao, Shan
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4209
Shan_Gao@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-1651

Gu, Yu
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4165B
Yu_Gu@urmc.rochester.edu

Guido, Joseph
Associate
Office: Saunders Research Building 4167
Joseph_Guido@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0465



Harrington, Donald
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4147
Donald_Harrington@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 276-3615

Holden-Wiltse, Jeanne
Senior Associate, CBIM Assistant Director
Office: Saunders Research Building 4128
Jeanne_Wiltse@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0386

Leblanc, Alain
Associate, Software Developer
Office: Saunders Research Building 4162
Alain_Leblanc@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0430

Messing, Susan
Senior Associate
Consulting Service Coordinator
Office: Saunders Research Building 4233
Susan_Messing@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0343

Straw, Andrew
Associate
Office: Saunders Research Building 4207
Andy_Straw@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-9301

 

Tyrell, Alicia
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4210
Alicia_Tyrell@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-7078

 

Wang, Lu
Assistant
Office: Saunders Research Building 4222
Lu_Wang@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-2155

 

Williams, Jeffrey
Associate, Software Developer
Office: Saunders Research Building 4163
Jeffrey_Williams@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0433

 

Wu, Canglin
Associate
Office: Saunders Research Building 4164
Canglin_Wu@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-0436

 

Wu, Jing
Assistant
Jing1_wu@urmc.rochester.edu


Faculty with Secondary Appointments


Chen, Ding-Geng (Din), PhD
Professor
School of Nursing
Office: HWH 2W102
Din_Chen@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 276-5802

 

Mathews, David H., MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Office: 3-7518
david_mathews@urmc.rochester.edu
(585) 275-1734

 

Mudholkar, Govind, PhD
Professor of Statistics
Department of Mathematics
Office: Hylan 709
ashok@math.rochester.edu
(585) 275-4338

 

Perelson, Alan S., PhD
Adjunct Professor
Senior Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory
asp@lanl.gov
(505) 667-6829

 

Sharma, Gaurav, PhD
Associate Professor
Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: Hopeman 417
GSharma@ece.rochester.edu
(585) 275-7313

 

Thakar, Juilee, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology
Office: MRB 3-9611
juilee_thakar@urmc.rochester.edu
(585)276-6925

 

Current Visiting Faculty


 

Past Visiting Faculty


Aidong Adam Ding, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
Northeastern University


Dr. Ding visited from June through August 2012, collaborating with Dr. Hulin Wu to develop statistical estimation methods for differential equation models with biomedical applications.

Sanyi Tang, PhD

Professor
College of Mathematics and Information Science
Shaanxi Normal University


Dr. Tang visited from June to July 2012, working with Dr. Hulin Wu on a US-China collaborative project on modeling HIV/AIDS.

Yanni Xiao, PhD

Professor of Applied Mathematics
Xi'an Jiaotong University


Dr. Xiao visited from June to July 2012, working with Dr. Hulin Wu on a US-China collaborative project on modeling HIV/AIDS.

Ya-Xiang Yuan, PhD

Professor and Elected Fellow
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Yuan visited in February 2012. A world leader in optimization research, Dr. Yuan collaborated with Dr. Hulin Wu’s group to develop novel estimation approaches and computational algorithms for high-dimensional dynamic networks.

Anna Liu, PhD

Associate Professor
Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Dr. Liu arrived in September 2011 for a 10-month visit to collaborate with Dr. Hulin Wu. Dr. Liu's research interests include semiparametric models, mixed models, and microarray data analysis. She is collaborating with Dr. Wu to develop new inference methods for high-dimensional semiparametric differential equation models. During a previous visit in June-July 2007, Dr. Liu conducted collaborative research with Dr. Hua Liang.

Zhihua Sun , PhD

Dept of Statistics
School of Mathematics Science
Chinese Academy of Sciences
People's Republic of China
 
Dr. Sun arrived in January 2010 for a six-month visit. During her stay she collaborated with Dr. Hua Liang, working on dimension reduction for generalized partial linear models with applications in AIDS clinical research.


Wei Gu , PhD

Dept of Statistics
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
People's Republic of China
 
Dr. Gu arrived for an 18-month visit in February 2009. During his stay he conducted collaborative research with Dr. Hulin Wu.

Xinmin Li, PhD

Dept of Statistics
School of Science
Shandong University of Technology
People's Republic of China
 
Dr. Li arrived in February 2009 for a ten-month visit. During his stay he collaborated with Dr. Hua Liang.

Nikolay Yanev, PhD

Dept of Probability and Statistics
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Sofia, Bulgaria

Dr. Yanev arrived for a two-month visit in May 2009. During his stay he conducted collaborative research with Dr. Hyrien on branching stochastic processes and their applications to cell biology. During prior visits beginning in January 2008, January 2007 and January 2005, Dr. Yanev taught a course on stochastic processes and collaborated with Drs. Yakovlev and Hyrien in applications of the theory of branching stochastic processes in experimental studies of CNS development and leukemia.

Chonghua Wan, PhD

Deputy Dean of Faculty of Public Health
Professor of Biostatistics
Kunming Medical College
People's Republic of China

Dr. Wan arrived in March 2006 for an 18 month visit. During his stay Dr. Wan collaborated with Prof. Xin Tu on a number of projects including (1) developing statistical methods for evaluating and measuring quality of life for patients with mental health and other related chronic diseases; (2) developing statistical methods for analysis, evaluation and utilization of health resources; and (3) developing statistical methods for assessing rater bias and rater reliability and for comparing different methods for assessing rater-based or self-report data. In addition, Dr. Wan and Prof.Tu worked together to develop non-parametric methods to improve the performances of existing methods for assessing item responses.


Yury N. Tyurin, PhD

Doctor of Science in Mathematics
Distinguished Professor, Moscow Lmonosov State University, Russia
Part-time Faculty, State University Higher School of Economics, Russia

Dr. Tyurin was with the Department for 4 months beginning in September 2006. His areas of interests include mathematical methods of statistics, especially nonparametric statistics, and applications of statistical methods in economics and social sciences. During his stay Dr. Tyurin lectured on Probability to graduate students and conducted research on gene expressions.


Yongsong Qin, PhD

School of Mathematical Sciences
Guangxi Normal University
People's Republic of China

Dr. Qin arrived in June 2006. During his two-month stay Dr. Qin collaborated with Dr. Hua Liang conducting research in statistical methods for partially linear models with missing data.

Jin-Ting Zhang, PhD

Dept of Statistics and Applied Probability
National University of Singapore

Dr. Zhang was with the Department for two months in November and December 2003, and returned for a second visit from November 2004 to December 2005. During his stays he collaborated with Dr. Hulin Wu and completed two book chapters for their coauthored book, Nonparametric Mixed-Effects Models for Longitudinal Data Analysis. Dr. Zhang's research work is related to Dr. Wu's NIH-funded project, "Nonparametrical Modeling of Long-Term HIV/Cell Dynamics."


Byung Soo Kim, PhD

Department of Applied Statistics
Yonsei University
Seoul, South Korea

Dr. Kim conducted research for three months during the summer of 2004 with support from the Yamagiwa-Yoshida Cancer Study Grant. While visiting the Department, Dr. Kim conducted research involving gene expression prognostic signatures of cancer.

Lev B. Klebanov, PhD

Department of Probability and Statistics
Charls University
Sokolovska, Czech Republic

Dr. Klebanov was with the Department for a nine-month visit starting in October 2003. While here, he collaborated with Drs. A. Yakovlev and A. Gordon conducting research in statistical methods for microarray data analysis. He also worked with Dr. Yakovlev on a new statistical test for sufficient follow-up in cure-rate analysis of survival data.


John Hsieh, PhD

Dept of Public Health Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Dr. Hsieh conducted research on asymptotic distributions and covariance structure of the empirical processes of generalized survival functions and on effects on measures of association of different epidemiological designs. He taught a course on statistical methods in epidemiology and supervised Anthony Conde’s thesis, entitled "Meta-Analysis of Positron Emission Tomography versus Computed Tomography Imaging in the Staging or Restaging of Head and Neck Cancers with Histological Confirmation."


Ekaterina Myasnikova, PhD

Department of Computational Biology
State Polytechnical University
St. Petersburg, Russia

Dr. Myasnikova joined us for three months in the summer of 2003. Her research was concerned with gene regulatory network construction.