Yang Shi, PhD
Director, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics Core
Dept. of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Dept. of Population Health Science, Division of Biostatistics and Data Science
Location: Dept. of Neuroscience & Regenerative Medicine
ABOUT THE CORE
The Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core is a shared departmental resource for biostatistics
and bioinformatics consulting and support ranging from project design to data analysis.
It is a critical component of the research infrastructure in the Department of Neuroscience
& Regenerative Medicine.
- Statistical design of biomedical, translational and clinical studies, including sample
size and power analysis
- Testing of assumptions of statistical tests
- Applying regression-based models to identify factors associated with disease outcomes.
- Development of novel statistical methods and models: Monte Carlo methods and simulations,
the Cross-Entropy method, resampling methods, and mixed-effects models
- DNA methylation
- Whole genome sequencing