Faculty

Primary Faculty

Henrik Bengtsson, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Henrik Bengtsson, PhD, MS
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Genetic Epidemiology
Research Interests:

John A. ("Tony") Capra, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • using the tools of computer science and statistics to address problems in genetics, evolution, and biomedicine

Jean Feng, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • Machine learning, Statistical computing, High-dimensional data

Fei Jiang, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
Research Interests:
  • machine learning methods; high dimensional models; functional data analysis and their applications in analyzing neurological, image, genetics data; adaptive randomization clinical trials

Adam Olshen, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Adam Olshen, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:

Katie Pollard, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Katherine Pollard, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • Bioinformatics methods for comparative analysis of massive biological datasets, with a focus on genomics and other transformative technologies

Mark Segal, professor at UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Mark Segal, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Genetic Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Bioinformatics, genetics

Dara Torgerson, PhD
Associate Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Genetic Epidemiology
    Lifecourse
    Reproductive, Perinatal and Neonatal Epidemiology
    Social Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Integrative Genomics, Metabolomics, Statistical Genetics, Minority Health, Neonatology, Respiratory Outcomes

Secondary Faculty

Atul Butte, MD, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:

Alisha Holloway, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • Comparative genomics and statistical analysis of high-throughput sequence data; using comparative and population genomics to understand the evolution of mammalian traits and of gene regulatory networks in developing vertebrate hearts

Karla Lindquist, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
    Biostatistics
    Genetic Epidemiology
Research Interests:
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Methods, Cancer Genomics

Annette Molinaro, secondary faculty at UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Annette Molinaro, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • Statistical genetics and computational biology, including prediction, survival analysis and classification with additional curiosities in cancer epidemiology and in the estimation of absolute risk in stratified case-cohort studies

David Quigley, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:

Sean Thomas, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • Regulation of gene expression, bioinformatics, genomics, computational biology, epigenetics, chromatin structure, stem cell differentiation, organismal development

Affiliate Faculty

Saunak Sen, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • Statistical genetics in model organisms, admixed populations, and high-dimensional data

Jun Song, PhD
Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:
  • Application of the next generation sequencing technology to study interactions among transcription factors, non-coding RNAs and chromatin structure

Yuanyuan Xiao, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests:

Postdoc

Amber Paasch, PhD
Fellow
Research Area(s):
  • Bioinformatics
Research Interests: