Trainee Student/Fellow Dates Degree Degree Date Institution Title Postion or Support
Cox Matise, Tara Post-doctoral fellow 1992-1994 Ph.D. 1992 University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Rutgers University
Young, Alan Post-doctoral fellow 1994-1995 Ph.D. 1989 University of Oxford
Director of Information Science, Clinical Trials Service Unit, Oxford University
Davis, Sean M.D./Ph.D. student 1995-1997 B.S.E. 1993 Princeton University Nonparametric statistics in linkage analysis Research Fellow, Genetics Branch, National Cancer Insitute
Shannon, William Post-doctoral fellow 1995 Ph.D. 1995 University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Medicine, Washington University
Song, Kyunghee Post-doctoral fellow 1999-2003 Ph.D. 1998 University of Pittsburgh
Mathematical Statistician, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of Surveillance and Biometrics, Division of Biostatistics, Diagnostic Device Branch
Sengul, Haydar Post-doctoral fellow 1999-2004 Ph.D. 1988 Hacettepe University
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan (last known position)
T.Cuenco, Karen Post-doctoral fellow 2000-2002 Ph.D. 2000 Emory University Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Assistant Professor, tenure track, Department of Oral Biology, Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Tsai, Hui-Ju Ph.D. student 2000-2004 MPH 1997 Yale University Comparison of methods incorporating covariates into affected sib pair linkage analysis Associate Investigator, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Jones, Bobby Post-doctoral fellow 2001-2003 Ph.D. 2000 Carnegie Mellon University Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Research Scientist,
Department of Psychiatry,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Buxbaum, Sarah Post-doctoral fellow 2002-2004 Ph.D. 2001 Case Western Reserve University Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Research Assistant Professor,
Institute of Epidemiology and Health Services Research,
Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities,
School of Health Sciences,
College of Public Service,
Jackson State University
Brock, Guy Post-doctoral fellow 2003-2005 Ph.D. 2003 The University of New Mexico Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville
Reck, Brian Post-doctoral fellow 2003-2005 Ph.D. 2002 Old Dominion University Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Statistician, Office of the Medical Inspector, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Ray, Amrita Ph.D. student 2003-2007 M.Stat. 2003 Indian Statistical Institute Affected relative pair linkage statistics that model relationship uncertainty Research Associate/Scientist,
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Stanford University School of Medicine
Thalamuthu, Anbupalam Post-doctoral fellow 2003-2007 Ph.D. 1995 University of Madras India-US Research Training Program in Genetics Senior Research Scientist, Human Genetics/Computational and Mathematical Biology Group, Genome Institute of Singapore
Szatkiewicz, Jin P. Post-doctoral fellow 2004-2005 Ph.D. 2004 University of Pittsburgh Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Research Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jung, Jeesun Post-doctoral fellow 2004-2006 Ph.D. 2004 Texas A&M University Robust integrated system for mapping complex diseases Staff Scientist, Lab of Epidemiology and Biometry,
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism,
National Institutes of Health
Matthews, Abigail Post-doctoral fellow 2005-2006 Ph.D. 2005 Harvard University Discovering Genes for Mental Health (NRSA Institutional Training Grant) Biostatistician, The EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD
Dai, Feng Ph.D. student 2002-2007 B.E. 1999 Dalian University of Technology Variance components models in statistical genetics: extensions and applications Associate Research Scientist in Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Yale University
Bhattacharjee, Samsiddhi Ph.D. student 2004-2008 M.Stat. 2004 Indian Statistical Institute Variance Component Score Statistics for QTL Mapping Assistant Professor, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
Mukherjee, Ankur Ph.D. student 2004-2008 M.Sc. 2003 University of Calcutta Candidate gene association study of baseline and longitudinal bone-quality traits in a healthy older population NIBMG Associate, National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, West Bengal, India
Khan, Sajjad Ahmad Visiting student 2006-2007 B.Ed. 2002 University of Peshawar
The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
Mukhopadhyay, Indranil Post-doctoral fellow 2004-2009 Ph.D. 2002 University of Calcutta India-US Research Training Program in Genetics Assistant Professor, Human Genetics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute
Jakobsdottir, Johanna Ph.D. student 2004-2009 B.Sc. 2004 University of Iceland Genetics of age-related maculopathy & Score statistics for X-linked quantitative trait loci Statistician, Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland
berg, Karolina Post-doctoral fellow 2006-2008 Ph.D. 2005 Uppsala University Genome-wide linkage analyses of adiposity-related phenotypes in Samoans Research Assistant Professor, Center for Biomarker Research and Personalized Medicine, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University
Mukhopadhyay, Nandita Ph.D. student 2007-2010 M.S. 1992 Case Western Reserve University
Programmer/Data Analyst,
Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics,
University of Pittsburgh
Tang, Xinyu Ph.D. student 2007-2009 B.A. 2003 East China University of Science and Technology
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Section, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Kuo, Chia-Ling Ph.D. student 2009-2010 M.S. 2003 National Taiwan University Topics in statistical methods for human gene mapping Research Fellow, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Biostatistics Branch, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Ozbek, Umut Ph.D. student 2010-2013 M.Sc. 2007 Ankara University Statistical Methods for Recovering GWAS Data Postdoctoral Associate, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Minster, Ryan Post-doctoral fellow 2011-2013 Ph.D. 2011 University of Pittsburgh Genome-wide association studies of adiposity in Samoans Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Jia, Jia Ph.D. student 2011-Present M.B.A. 2010 University of New Haven Comparison of family-based association methods NIH R01 GM076667 (Weeks)
Jiang, Yingda Ph.D. student 2011-Present M.S. 2008 University of Pennsylvania Title not yet determined NIH/NEI R01 EY009859 (Gorin)
Shan, Ying Ph.D. student 2012-Present B.S. 2012 South China University of Technology Utility of genomic data in population screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm PA CURE (Carey), Pennsylvania Department of Health
Buhule, Olive Ph.D. student 2012-Present M.S. 2010 University of Minnesota Joint modelling of multiple longitudinal outcomes and time-to-event NIH/NHLBI R01 HL093093 (McGarvey)

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