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Tanzy Love, PhD

Associate Professor of BiostatisticsTanzy love
Ph.D. (2005) Iowa State University

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Contact Information

University of Rochester
Dept of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
265 Crittenden Boulevard, CU 420630 
Rochester, New York 14642-0630
Office: Saunders Research Building 4144
Phone: (585) 276-5559
Fax: (585) 273-1031

Research Interests

  • Environmental health statistics
  • Clustering and latent variable models
  • Mixed membership models and model choice
  • Normalization and preprocessing issues relating to gene expression
  • Bayesian models for QTLs and growth curves
  • Hierarchical Bayesian models for gene expression data
  • Scalable parallel model-based clustering
  • Proteomics: preprocessing and analysis

Selected Publications

  • Love, T.M., Shelley, M., and Keinert, F. Redesigning Discrete Math as a web-based course: Lessons and Accomplishments Journal of STEM Education Innovations and Research, 7(3-4), 25-35, July-December 2006.
  • Cody JD, Semrud-Clikeman M, Hardies LJ, Lancaster J, Ghidoni PD, Schaub RL, Thompson NM, Wells L, Cornell JE, Love TM, Fox PT, Leach RJ, Kaye CI, Hale DE. "Growth hormone benefits children with 18q deletions." American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A. 2005 Aug 15; 137(1):9-15.

Chapters and Invited Papers

  • Hierarchical Bayesian Mixed-Membership Models and Latent Pattern Discovery. Frontiers of Statistical Decision Making and Bayesian Analysis – In Honor of James O. Berger. M.E. Chen (Ed). 1st ed. Springer Verlag, August 2010, Chapter 10.3, ISBN: 978-1-4419-6943-9. Airoldi, E., Fienberg, S., Joutard, C. and Love, T.M.
  • Estimating Gene Expression Profiles Using all Available Information. The Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, 17, 1-32, December 2005. Love, T.M. and Carriquiry, A.L.
  • Hierarchical Bayesian methods for microarray data. Handbook of Statistics: Bioinformatics, C.R. Rao, R. Chakraborty, and P.K. Sen. (Eds.). North Holland, Chapter 2: 12-38, 2012.Love, T.M. and Carriquiry, A.L.