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Jianxin Shi, Ph.D

Principal Investigator

Jianxin Shi, Ph.D

Jianxin Shi, Ph.D

Organization:National Cancer Institute
Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Biostatistics Branch
Address:NCI Shady Grove
Room 7E596
Phone:240-276-7419
E-mail:Jianxin.Shi@nih.gov

Biography

Jianxin Shi received a BS in Mathematics and a BS in Economics from Beijing University in 1999. He then obtained an MS of Information Science from Beijing University in 2002. He received his Ph.D. of Statistics from Stanford University under the supervision of Dr. David Siegmund in 2006. Dr. Shi then spent two years as a postdoctoral research fellow and one year as Research Scientist in Health Research and Policy (HRP) and the Department of Psychiatric and Behavior Science at Stanford University, working on genome-wide association studies of breast cancer, Schizophrenia and recurrent depression. Dr. Shi joined the Biostatistics Branch of DCEG at NCI as a Tenure-Track Principal Investigator in August 2009.

Research Interests

  • Boundary probability approximation of scan statistics of multiple dimensions
  • Importance sampling and its application to genetic studies
  • Copy number variants detection based on GWAS genotyping platforms
  • Integrative analysis of GWAS, microarray expression, eQTL, mQTL, and Chip-Seq data, with applications to cancer genetics and psychiatric genetics

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Spotlight on Investigator

Read Jianxin Shi's profile in the March 2013 Linkage newsletter.