BMI Faculty

Name Title Office Phone Email Research Summary
Alexandridis, Roxana Supervising Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/432 CSC 263-7848

alexandridis [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Professor Karl Broman Broman, Karl Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2126 UWBC 262-4633

kbroman [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Statistical problems in genetics, genomics, and molecular biology. The development of improved methods for detecting and identifying genes contributing to variation in complex traits in humans and experimental organisms. Karl Broman's Web Page

Buhr, Kevin Senior Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Director, Statistical Data Analysis Center 3330 University Ave, Suite 200 265-4587

buhr [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Design, conduct and analysis of multi-center clinical trials & interim monitoring of clinical trial data, multiple endpoints.

Richard J. Chappell Picture Chappell, Richard J. Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics K6/430 CSC 263-5572

chappell [at] biostat.wisc.edu

The analysis and design of clinical trials, link estimation in generalized linear models, bivariate and nonparametric survival analysis, and models in radiobiology.

Guanhua Chen Chen, Guanhua Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/412 CSC 262-0765

gchen25 [at] wisc.edu

Develop statistical learning methods for clinical and biomedical research, with a particular emphasis on the discovery of complex patterns in heterogeneous, high-dimensional-omics data (genome, microbiome) and electronic health record data to advance precision medicine

Associate Professor Moo Chung Chung, Moo Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 5785 MSC 265-4385

mkchung [at] wisc.edu

Computational neuroscience where non-invasive brain imaging modalities are used to map spatio-temporal dynamics of the human brain. Kernel methods and their relation to integral equations, partial differential equations and random fields.
Moo Chung's Statistics Page

Cook, Thomas D. Senior Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3330 University Ave, Suite 200 263-2906

cook [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Design and analysis of clinical trials.

Mark Craven Craven, Mark Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 4775A MSC 265-6181

craven [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Machine learning methods for uncovering the regulatory mechanisms of cells. Sequence, gene-expression, functional annotation and textual data sources.

David L DeMets image DeMets, David L Professor Emeritus, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3330 University Ave, Suite 200 263-2947

demets [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Colin Dewey Dewey, Colin Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2128 UWBC 263-7610

cdewey [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Algorithms and statistical models for genomics. Sequence alignment, particularly that of multiple whole genomes.
Colin Dewey's Personal Page

Jens Eickhoff Eickhoff, Jens Senior Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/434 CSC 265-5376

eickhoff [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Clinical Trials; latent variable modeling; measurement error models; hierarchical and mixture models; adaptive designs, quality-of-life; application in cancer research.

Ronald Gangnon Gangnon, Ron Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 603 WARF 265-0688

ronald [at] biostat.wisc.edu

The development of a Bayesian approach for detecting and modeling spatial disease clustering. Model selection, order-restricted inference, measurement reliability, survival analysis and interim monitoring.

Anthony Gitter Picture, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics Gitter, Anthony Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Investigator - Morgridge Institute for Research 3268 WID 316-4442

gitter [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Computational approaches to reconstruct signaling pathways and transcriptional regulatory networks from multiple types of high-throughput data. Emphasis on dynamic networks and disease applications, including oncology and virology.
Anthony Gitter's Web Page

Sunduz Keles Keles, Sunduz Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics 2124 UWBC 265-4384

keles [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Statistical Genomics and Computational Biology; Statistical Computing; Statistical Inference with Censored Data.
Keles Research Group

Kendziorski, Christina Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2122 UWBC 262-3146

kendzior [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Statistical methods and software for computational biology and genomics.
Kendziorski Lab

KyungMann Kim Kim, KyungMann Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3330 University Ave, Suite 200 265-6380

kmkim [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Sequential methods of statistical analysis; clinical trials methodology; categorical data analysis; survival analysis; repeated measures analysis; applications in cancer research; applications in ophthalmology; interface between statistics and computer science.

Li, Yin Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics MSC 6730 265-9167

yinli [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Primary research focus is computer vision, with additional interest in the application of vision and learning for healthcare. Yin Li's website.

Liu Peng Liu, Peng Assistant Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 6139 WIMR

pliu [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Qiongshi Lu Lu, Qiongshi Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 2104 UWBC

qlu [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Focus on developing statistical and computational methods to functionally annotate the human genome and dissect the genetic architecture of complex human diseases. In particular, he is interested in leveraging functional annotation information in genetic association studies to improve functional variant fine-mapping, genetic risk prediction, and pleiotropy analysis.
Qiongshi Lu's Lab Web Page

Lu Mao, Assistant Professor Mao, Lu Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics K6/428 CSC 263-5674

lmao [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Survival analysis, semiparametric inference, design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric estimation under shape constraint.
Lu Mao's Web Page

Sean McIlwain McIlwain, Sean Assistant Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 6139 WIMR 262-6706

sjmcilwain [at] wisc.edu

Eneida A. Mendonça, MD, PhD Mendonça, Eneida A. Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics H6/550 CSC 263-6797

emendonca [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Natural language processing in both biomedical literature and in electronic medical record narratives in order to identify knowledge relevant to medical decision making in the context of patient care.

Michael A. Newton Newton, Michael A. Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and Department of Statistics 2120 UWBC 263-0357

newton [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Theory, methodology, application of statistical inference in the biological sciences and genomic data integration.
Newton's Page

Irene Ong Ong, Irene Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 6139 WIMR 265-2359

ong [at] biostat.wisc.edu

C. David Page Page, C. David Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3174 WID 316-4687

page [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Machine learning and data mining, especially techniques such as inductive logic programming (ILP) that can utilize background knowledge and return human-comprehensible results. Applications to bioinformatics, chemo-informatics, and health sciences.
Page's Computer Science Web Page

Mari Palta Palta, Mari Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences and Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 689 WARF 263-4029,

palta [at] wisc.edu

Biostatistical methods and in epidemiology. The effect and adjustment for missing covariates (confounders). The impact of unmeasured confounders on different models used in longitudinal data analysis.
Palta's Population Health Sciences Web Page

Paul Rathouz Rathouz, Paul Visiting Professor and Former Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/446a CSC 263-1706

rathouz [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Department Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Methods for behavior genetic designs and outcome-dependent sampling; missing data in models for highly stratified or longitudinal data, generalized linear models. Applied statistical work in the areas of developmental psychopathology, epidemiologic sleep research, and arsenic exposure studies.
Software for Statistical Methodological Research by Paul Rathouz

Sushmita Roy Roy, Sushmita Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3168 WID 316-4453

sroy8 [at] wisc.edu

Statistical computational methods to identify the networks driving cellular functions by integrating different types of genome-wide datasets, that measure different aspects of the cellular state.
Sushmita Roy's Web Page

Emmanuel Sampene Sampene, Emmanuel Assistant Scientist, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics CSC - H6/546 265-8725

sampene [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Methodology research in clinical trial designs, group sequential trials, survival analysis and longitudinal data analysis.

Vikas Singh Singh, Vikas Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 5795 MSC 262-8875

vsingh [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Computer Vision and Biomedical Image Analysis.
Vikas Singh's Web Page

Umberto Tachinardi Tachinardi, Umberto Professor (CHS), Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 4229 HSLC 263-6171

tachinardi [at] wisc.edu

Zhengzheng Tang Tang, Zhengzheng Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics 3166 WID 316-4643

ztang2 [at] wisc.edu

Development and application of statistical methods and computational tools for high-dimensional "omics" data, arising from modern high-throughput technologies.
Zhengzheng Tang's Website

Andreas Velten Velten, Andreas Assistant Professor MSC 5740 262-4241

velten [at] wisc.edu

Menggang Yu Yu, Menggang Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics K6/436 CSC 261-1988

meyu [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Clinical Biostatistics; Causal Inference; Risk Prediction; Treatment Selection; Comparative Effectiveness Research