Bani Mallick, Ph.D.

Dr. Mallick joined Texas A&M University in 1998, and has recently been promoted to Associate Professor. He is a co- investigator (with Drs. Carroll and S. Wang) on their NCI-funded statistical methodology research grant, and a co-investigator (with Dr. Calvin) on the NIEHS Superfund grant. Dr. Mallick is well-known for his work on Bayesian statistical methodology, and more generally on Bayesian statistical computing.

Raymond J. Carroll, Ph.D.

Dr. Carroll is a Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University, a special rank held by approximately 35 faculty members in the university. His main appointment is in the Department of Statistics, and he holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology. He is a member of the Faculty of Nutrition, a member of the Faculty of Toxicology, and the Director for Biostatistics and Epidemiological Research for the NIEHS-funded Center for Environmental and Rural Health.

Clint Allred, Ph.D.

Clint Allred, Ph.D. is currently a Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at Texas A&M University. Dr. Allred received his B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Georgia in 1997. He completed his Ph.D. in nutrition at the University of Illinois in 2002. He then served as a postdoctoral fellow in the department of pharmacology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine until August of 2006.


Robert Chapkin, Ph.D.

Dr. Chapkin is established in the areas of transmembrane signaling, protein kinase C signal transduction, and cell/molecular biology techniques. His research has been directed towards the modification of those processes by nutritional and pharmacological intervention. His work is supported by grants primarily from the National Cancer institute.

Irina Gaynanova, Ph.D.

Irina Gaynanova, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics.  She is the recipient of the 2018 David P. Byar Young Investigator award .  Her interests are on High-dimensional data analysis, machine learning, multivariate analysis, computational statistics, and statistical methods for analyzing biological data.

Weston Porter, Ph.D.

Weston Porter is a professor-joint appointment with Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.  His interests is determining the role of factors in normal development and how disruption of these pathways results in associated pathologies.

Valen Johnson, Ph.D.

Valen Johnson is a professor and Department Head in the Department of Statistics.  His applied research interests include educational assessment, ordinal data analysis, clinical trial design, image analysis and reliability analysis.  His current methodological interests focus on Bayesian hypothesis testing and its connections to classical testing procedures.  Bayesian variable selection, Markov chain Monte Carlo model diagnostics and latent variable modeling.

Jianhua Huang, Ph.D.

Jianhua Huang is a profession in the department of statistics and a graduate Advisor for the department.  His interests include nonparametric and semiparametric models, statistical function estimation using polynomial splines, statistical methods for longitudinal data/panel data, multivariate/functional data analysis, survival analysis, duration data, event history analysis, statistics application on business.

Stephen Safe, Ph.D.

Steven Safe is a distinguished professor in the Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.  His interests are toxicology and molecular biology of estrogenic and antiestrogenic compounds, molecular mechanisms of estrogen receptor and Ah receptor action and their corsstalk in breast cancer.

Edward Dougherty, Ph.D.

Dr. Dougherty is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of the Genomic Signal Processing Laboratory. He is well-known for bringing engineering approaches into genomic, including the analysis of networks and systems biology more generally.

Ulisses Braga Neto, Ph.D.

Ulisses Braga Neto is an Associate Professor in the department of electrical & computer engineering.  His research interests are optimal state and parameter estimation for boolean dynamical systems, discrete prediction and inference of regulatory networks, small-sample classification and error estimation, application sin cancer proteomic biomarker discovery and validation and applications in modeling infectious disease processes.

Guoyao Wu, Ph.D.

Dr. Wu is a Professor of Animal Science, and an expert on glutamine and arganine metabolism and how these molecules are involved in intestinal development of neonates, and in nitric oxide synthesis by mammalian cells. He also studies metabolic changes occurring in colonic epithelial cells.

Arul Jayaraman, Ph.D.

Arul Jayaraman is the Ray B. Nesbitt Chair Professor of Chemical Engineering.  His research interests focus on molecular systems biotechnology, specifically on using integrated experimental and modeling approaches for investigating problems in human health and medicine.

Tanya Garcia, Ph.D.

Tanya Garcia is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Statistics.  Her research interests are Semiparametric theory, measurement error, survival analysis, model selection and bioinformatics.

Anirban Bhattacharya, Ph.D.

Anirban Bhattacharya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics.  His research interests focus on latent variable models for multivariate categorical and count data, bayesian variable selection in linear and non linear models, probabillstic models for analysis of network data, trade-off between computational and theoretical complexity in Gaussian process regression models.

Past Trainees

Aniruddha DattaDirector, Center for Bioinformatics and Genomic Systems EngineeringAssociate Director, Genomic Signal Processing LaboratoryTexas A&M UniversityZachry Engineering Center(979) 845-5917Area of Interest : Adaptive and Robust Control
Danh NguyenAssociate ProfessorUniversity of California, DavisDept. of Epidemiology & Preventive MedicineOnce Shild AvenueDavis, California 95616-8638(530) 754-6510Area of Interest : Microarrays
Qi ZhengAssociate ProfessorTexas A&M University System Health Science CenterEpidemiology & Biostatistics MS 1266College Station, TX(979) 845-4379Area of Interest : Applied Stochastic Processes Fluctuation Analysis
Mahlet TadesseAssistant ProfessorGeorgetown CollegeMathematics Department3rd Floor, St. Mary’s HallWashington, DC 20057-1233(202) 687-1871Area of Interest : Bayesian Modeling, Gene Expression Analysis
Kimberly DrewsAssociate Research ProfessorThe George Washington University Biostatistics Center6110 Executive Blvd., Ste 750Rockville, MD 20852(301) 881-9260Area of Interest : Nonparametric Statistics
Wenjiang FuAdjunct Associate ProfessorMichigan State UniversityDept. of Statistics & ProbabilityB601 Fee HallEast Lansing, MI 48824(517)353-8623 Ext. 113Area of Interest : Microarrays
Ivan IvanovAssistant Professor of BionformaticsTexas A&M UniversityDepartment of Veterinary Physiology and PharmacologyTAMU 4466College Station, TX 77843-4466(979) 862-3129Area of Interest : Functional Analysis,Approximation Theorgy, Harmonic Analysis, Image Processing, Genomic Signal Processing
Michael SwartzAssistant ProfessorUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonSchool of Public Health, Division of Biostatistics 1200 Herman Pressler, Suite W920Houston, Texas 77030(713) 500-9570Area of Interest : Bayesian Modeling, Gene Expression Analysis
Erchin SerpedinProfessor, IEEE FellowTexas A&M UniversityDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering(979) 845-2287Area of Interest : Signal Processing for Communications
Sujay DattaAssociate ProfessorThe University of AkronDepartment of Statistics(303) 972-7127Area of Interest : Sequential/multistage methodologies, epidemiology of infectious diseases, graph-based models, machine learning, high-throughput data
Lan ZhouAssistant ProfessorTexas A&M University(979) 845-8882Area of Interest : Microarray data analysis & Statistical function data analysis
Ann ChenAssistant ProfessorMoffitt Cancer Center(813)745-6890Area of Interest : Methods for high-throughput genomics and proteomics data, Bayesian modeling, nonlinear correlation.
Xiaoning QianAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Computer Science & EngineeringUniversity of South Florida(813) 974-9653Area of Interest : Bioinformatcs – Cellular regulatory networks. Functional data analysis on genomic and proteomic datasets. Biomedical Image processing and analysis – Image segmentation and robust boundary findings. Shape-based similarity retrieval in multimedia databases.
Ivan ZorychPostdoctoral ResearcherDepartment of StatisticsColumbia UniversityArea of Interest : Bayesian Data Analysis, Pharmacovigilance, Exploratory Data Analysis, Bayesian Modeling, Decision Making Under Uncertanity
Yuliya KarpievitchLecturerUniversity of TasmaniaAustraliaArea of Interest : Proteomics, Nonparametric classifiers, biomarker identification
Scott SchwartzResearch AssociateThe Juenger LaboratoryUniversity of Texas at Austin1 University Station , C0930Austin, TX 78712Area of Interest : Bayesian Statistics, Nutrition, Genomics, Next-Generation Sequencing, ‘Omics
Nikolay BliznyukAssistant ProfessorUniversity of FloridaGainesville, FL 32611-0570(352) 392-1864, ext 239Area of Interest : Bayesian Statistics, Computational Statistics, Environmental Applications, Monte Carlo Methods, Spatial Statistics, Spatio-Temporal Modeling
Carmen TekweAssistant ProfessorEpidemiology and BiostatisticsTexas A&M Health Science CenterCollege Station, TX(979) 845-6187Area of Interest : Measurement Error Models, Casual Modeling, Radiation Effects Research, Application of Linear Models, Mixed Effects Models, and Aging Research
Tanya GarciaAssistant Professor of BiostatisticsSchool of Rural Public HealthTexas A&M Health Science CenterCollege Station, TX(979) 845-5788Area of Interest : Semiparametric Methods, Measurement Error, Biostatistics
Xiangfang (Lindsey) LiAssistant ProfessorCollege of EngineeringPrairie View A&MPrairie View, TX(936) 261-9980Area of Interest : Genomic Signal Processing, Control and Intervention in Gene Regulatory Networks
Maria JosephSenior StatisticianGeneral Dynamics Information Technology3211 Jermantown RoadFairfax, VA 22030(515) 698-8617, Ext. 28617Area of Interest : Measurement Error, Nonlinear Models, Semiparametric Methods
Amin ZollanvariAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringIstanbul Kemerburgaz UniversityIstanbul, Turkey
Roger ZohAssistant ProfessorSchool of Public HealthArea of Interest : Bayesian analysis of genomic data, Bayesian genes network
Houssein AssaadSenior Statistican and Software DeveloperArea of Interest : Nonparametric and semi-parametric methods, longitudinal and functional data analysis and biostatistics, bioinformatics and machine learning
Daniel MohsenizadehArea of Interest : Statistical Methods, Genomic Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition,Classification, Real-time Control Systems, Optimization, Approximation algorithms