Biostatistics and Statistical Genetics

Biostatistics and Statistical Genetics

This group researches into design, and analysis of quantitative investigations in human health and genetics with a particular emphasis on applying advanced methods of statistical inference.

Staff

Dr Christina A Cobbold  Reader

Bayesian methods; inference and statistical methods for dynamical systems with applications to genetic data

Member of other research groups: Mathematical Biology
Research students: David Ewing, Cameline Orlendo

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  • Dr Mayetri Gupta  Reader

    Bayesian methodology for gene regulation;  Statistical analysis of microarray, tiling array and deep sequencing data; Phylogenetic analysis;  Analysis of GWAS

    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology
    Research student: Tusharkanti Ghosh

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  • Dr Duncan Lee  Reader

    Spatiotemporal modelling; Bayesian methods; environmental epidemiology and disease mapping

    Member of other research groups: Environmental Statistics
    Research staff: Gary Napier
    Research students: Guowen Huang, Eilidh Jack, Aisyah Binti Nawawi , Francesca Pannullo, Yoana Borisova, Cillian Doherty

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  • Dr Vincent Macaulay  Reader

    Statistical genetics; population genetics; Bayesian methods; phylogenetics

    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology
    Research students: Alasdair McIntosh, Suzy Whoriskey, Irene Marinas

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  • Prof John McColl  Professor of Learning and Teaching in Statistics

    Missing values; medical statistics

    Member of other research groups: Scholarship of Learning and Teaching in Statistics
    Research students: Andrew Smith, Fraser Tough

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  • Dr Tereza Neocleous  Lecturer

    Forensic statistics; quantile regression; semiparametric models; biostatistics applications

    Research student: Craig Alexander

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  • Dr Surajit Ray  Senior lecturer

    Functional Data Analysis; Analysis of mixture models; high-dimensional data; medical image analysis; analysis of earth systems data; immunoinformatics

    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology, Environmental Statistics
    Research students: Maryam Al Alawi , Salihah Alghamdi, Bader Lafi Q Alruwaili

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  • Dr Liberty Vittert  Mitchell Lecturer

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  • Dr Vlad Vyshemirsky  Lecturer

    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology
    Research students: Randa Alharbi, Lida Mavrogonatou

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  • Postgraduates

    Craig Alexander  PhD Student

    Research Topic: Recovering the dynamics of talk: tracking temporal dependence in multilevel models for speech
    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology
    Supervisors: Ludger Evers, Tereza Neocleous

  • Salihah Alghamdi  PhD Student

    Research Topic: Analysis of Spatially correlated functional data objects.
    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology, Scholarship of Learning and Teaching in Statistics
    Supervisor: Surajit Ray

  • Randa Alharbi  PhD Student

    Research Topic: Bayesian Inference Over Markov Chain Models
    Supervisor: Vlad Vyshemirsky

  • Tusharkanti Ghosh  PhD Student

    Research Topic: Bayesian modeling approaches for the analysis of genome-wide association studies
    Member of other research groups: Statistical Methodology
    Supervisor: Mayetri Gupta

  • Irene Marinas  PhD Student

    Research Topic: Joint modelling of discrete and complex continuous data types evolving along phylogenies
    Supervisors: Adrian Bowman, Vincent Macaulay

  • Alasdair McIntosh  PhD Student

    Research Topic: Statistical models of human genetic variation
    Supervisor: Vincent Macaulay

  • Aisyah Binti Nawawi  PhD Student

    Supervisor: Duncan Lee

  • Katie Stewart  PhD Student

    Member of other research groups: Environmental Statistics
    Supervisors: Marian Scott OBE, Dirk Husmeier

  • Fraser Tough  PhD Student

    Research Topic: The role of weight gain in the identification of under and over nutrition: compiling a longitudinal growth data-set
    Supervisor: John McColl

  • Ashwini Venkatasubramaniam  PhD Student

    Supervisors: Konstantinos Ampountolas, Ludger Evers, Vonu Thakuriah, Jinhyun Hong