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Sijian Wang

Sijian Wang

Assistant Professor,
Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics

PhD, Biostatistics, University of Michigan, 2008

Office Locations:

H6/546 Clinical Science Center (CSC)
600 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53792-4675


        1250C Medical Science Center (MSC)
        1300 Highland Ave.
        Madison, WI 53706-1510

Phone: 608-265-9167
Fax: 265-5579


              Phone: 608-262-2733


Research Interests
  1. High-dimensional data analysis, variable selection and model selection
  2. Survival analysis
  3. Longitudinal data analysis
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. Machine learning and data mining
  6. Statistical modeling in medical sciences
Selected Publications
  • Wang, S and Zhu, J "Improved centroids estimation for the nearest shrunken centroid classifier". Bioinformatics 23, 972-979, 2007. (One of four winning papers in the 2007 ASA Student Paper Competition sponsored by the Statistical Computing Section).
  • Wang S, Nan B, Zhu J and Beer DG. "Doubly penalized Buckley-James method for survival data with high-dimensional covariates". Biometrics 64(1):132-40, 2008. (Winner, 2007 ENAR John van Ryzin Award).
  • Wang S and Zhu J: "Variable selection for model-based high-dimensional clustering and its application to microarray data". Biometrics 64(2):440-8, 2008.


STAT-301: Introduction to Statistical Methods (Fall 2008)
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