Kai Yu, Ph.D.
|Organization:||National Cancer InstituteDivision of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, Biostatistics Branch|
|Address:||NCI Shady GroveRoom 7E630|
Dr. Yu received a Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Pittsburgh in 2000, and had postdoctoral training in statistical genetics at Stanford University. He joined NCI in 2005 as a tenure-track investigator, and was awarded scientific tenure by the NIH and appointed senior investigator in 2012. Dr. Yu's research addresses a wide variety of statistically and computationally challenging problems that have arisen in design and analysis of modern high-dimensional genetic and molecular epidemiologic studies. In 2009, he received an NIH Merit Award for developing creative statistical methods for genetic epidemiologic studies.