Brian S. Yandell's Students
I have advised, guided or otherwise aided many students at various
points in their career.
summary of all current and former students details formal service
in terms of ~ 100 committee degrees.
My current and past statistics and biometry students are listed below
with their present affiliations as well as I know them. See also
The Mathematics Genealogy Project.
- Fred Boehm, PhD 2019 joint with Karl Broman, BMI
``Testing Pleiotropy vs. Separate QTL in Multiparental Populations''. PhD Thesis.
Research Fellow, U MI.
- Jee Young Moon, PhD 2012
``A causal gene network with genetic variations incorporating biological knowledge and latent variables''. PhD Thesis.
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Populations Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
- Elias Chaibub Neto (echaibub at hotmail.com), PhD 2010
``Casual inference methods in statistical genetics''. PhD Thesis.
Research Fellow, Sage Bionetworks
- Yang Song (ysong9 at prdus.jnj.com), PhD 2005
``Twoway Latent Variable Clustering''. PhD Thesis.
Biostatistician, Johnson & Johnson
Pharmaceutical Research & Development, Raritan, NJ
- Chunfang "Amy" Jin (amy_jin at mckinsey.com), PhD 2004 joint with Jason Fine, BMI
``Contributions to the Design and Analysis of Quantitative Trait Loci
Experiments''. PhD Thesis.
& Co., Asia Pacific Marketing Practice, Shanghai, PR
Jin C, Fine J, Yandell B (2006)
``A unified semiparametric framework for QTL analyses, with
application to spike phenotypes.''
J Amer Statist Assoc (in press)
Jin C, Lan H, Attie AD, Bulutuglo D, Churchill GA, Yandell BS (2004)
``Selective phenotyping for increased efficiency in genetic
Genetics 168: 2285-2293.
- Fei Zou, Phd 2001
``Efficient and robust statistical methodologies for quantitative trait loci analysis''. PhD Thesis.
Professor, U NC Chapel Hill Biostatistics & Carolina Center for Comprehensive Genetics
Zou F, Yandell BS, Fine JP (2001)
``Statistical issues in the analysis of quantitative traits in combined
Genetics 158: 1339-1346.
Zou F, Fine JP, Yandell BS (2002)
``On empirical likelihood for a semiparametric mixture model''.
Biometrika 89: 61-75.
Zou F, Yandell BS, Fine JP (2003)
``Rank-based statistical methodologies for QTL mapping.''
Genetics 165: 1599-1605.
- Patrick J Gaffney, PhD 2001
``An efficient reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo approach to
detect multiple loci and their effects in inbred crosses''. PhD
Statistician, New York, NY
- Elaine Borghi (borghie at who.int), PhD 1997
``Methods of inference for Strauss disc processes''. PhD Thesis
Unit Head, Monitoring Nutrition Status and Food Safety Events,
World Health Org, Geneva, SZ
approximation of the K-function for Strauss disc processes''.
Technical Report 1018, March 2000, Statistics Department, UW-Madison.
estimating the interaction parameter of Strauss disc
Technical Report 1019, March 2000, Statistics Department, UW-Madison.
- Huageng "Tom" Tao (Tom.tao at morganstanley.com), PhD 1997 joint with
Mari Palta, Preventive Medicine
``Estimation methods for statistical models in longitudinal
studies''. PhD Thesis.
Statistician, Morgan Stanley, CT
Tao H, Palta M, Yandell BS, Newton MA (1999)
``An estimation method for the semi-parametric mixed effects
Biometrics 55 191-202.
- Peihua Qiu, PhD 1996
``Nonparametric estimation of discontinuous regression
functions''. PhD Thesis.
Founding Chair and Dean's Professor, Biostatistics, U FL
Qiu P, Yandell BS (1997)
``Jump detection in regression surfaces''.
J of Computational & Graphical Statistics 6, 332-354.
Qiu P, Yandell BS (1998)
``A local polynomial jump detection algorithm in nonparametric
Technometrics 40, 141-152.
- Jaya M Satagopan, PhD 1995
``A Markov chain Monte Carlo approach to detect polygene loci for
complex traits''. PhD Thesis.
Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Rutgers U
Satagopan JM, Yandell BS, Newton MA, Osborn TC (1996)
``Markov chain Monte Carlo approach to detect polygene loci
for complex traits,''
Genetics 144, 805-816.
Satagopan JM, Yandell BS (1996)
``Estimating the number of quantitative trait loci via
Bayesian model determination,''
Special Contributed Paper Session on Genetic Analysis of
Quantitative Traits and Complex Diseases, Biometrics Section,
Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago, IL.
- Chenggao "Gregory" Feng (cfeng at firstmd.com), PhD 1993 with assistance from Greg Reinsel
``Approximate inference and tests about Ising models''. PhD Thesis.
(Sr Analyst, Credit Policy, 1st Omni Bank, DE)
- Winson Taam (winson.taam at boeing.com),
``A semi-parametric approach to spatially correlated
data''. PhD Thesis.
The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA
Taam W, Yandell BS (1986)
``Small sample power of Moran's I statistics for AR and MA models,''
J of Statistical Computation & Simulation 26, 127-129.
Taam W, Yandell BS (1989)
``The torus structure approximation for spatial autocovariances,''
Proceedings of the 21st Symposium on the Interface, March
- Wen Huang, MS 2011 with Hasan Khatib, Dairy Science (Asst Prof, Animal Science, MI St U).
- Wei Zheng, MS 2006 with Mike Culbertson, Genetics
(Postdoc, Snyder Lab,
Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale U)
- Andrew Bersch,
with Don Waller,
(Statistician, Nat Wild Health Res Ctr, Madison, WI)
- Tran Triet, MS 1999
with Calvin DeWitt,
(Professor and Chair, Dept of Botany, Vietnam Nat U,
Ho Chi Minh City, and Scientist,
International Crane Foundation)
U WI PhD candidate conducting research in Vietnam on wetland ecology)
Susana Vasquez Garcia Parker, MS 1997
with Don Rusch,
``Relationship between lesser snow geese and avian cholera epizootics''
(project with Michael Samuel, National Wildlife Health Research
- Glen Sargeant, MS 1996
with Robert L. Ruff,
(Research Wildlife Biologist,
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, ND,
Biological Resources Division, USGS)
Sargeant, Johnson and Berg (1998)
``Interpreting carnivore scent-station surveys,''
J Wildlife Management 62: 1235-1245.
GA Sargeant, DH Johnson, WE Berg (2003)
``Sampling designs for carnivore scent-station surveys,''
J Wildlife Management 67: 289-298.
Michael B. Miller, MS 1992 with Loren Chapman,
U MN Psychology)
Miller, Chapman, Chapman and Kwapil (1993)
``Slowness and the preceding preparatory interval effect in
Journal of Abnormal Psychology 102, 145-151.
- Orlando Vázquez Yáñez, MS 1992 with Terrance Smith,
(Dairy Scientist in Galicia, Spain)
``GRAZESIM: a decision support system for evaluating intensive
rotational grazing systems for dairy farms''
- Kent A. Weigel, MS 1992
Dairy Science, U WI Madison)
KA Weigel, D Gianola, BS Yandell and JF Keown (1993)
``Identification of factors causing heterogeneous within-herd
variance components using a structural model of variances,''
J of Dairy Science 76 1466-1478.
- Penelope S. Reynolds, MS 1989
with Warren P. Porter,
Biology, U Richmond)
``Application of time-series and intervention analysis to body
temperature data: implications for models of mammalian
(1990 Anna M. Jackson Award, Amer. Soc. Mammalogists)
Reynolds PS (1994) ``Time series analysis of beaver body
temperatures,'' In Case Studies in Biometry (ed by
N Lange, L Ryan, L Billard, D Brillinger, L Conquest, J
Greenhouse). John Wiley & Sons, New York.
- Cunshan Wang, MS 1989 with
Jackie J. Rutledge,
(Researcher, Pfizer, Inc.)
C Wang, BS Yandell and JJ Rutledge (1991)
``Bias of maximum likelihood estimators of intraclass correlation,''
Theoretical & Applied Genetics 82 421-424.
C Wang, BS Yandell and JJ Rutledge (1992)
``The dilemma of negative analysis of variance estimators of
intraclass correlation and its variants,''
Theoretical & Applied Genetics 85 79-88.
- Amina Najar, MS 1986 with Theodore W. Tibbitts,
BS Yandell, A Najar, R Wheeler and TW Tibbitts (1988)
``Modelling the effects of light, carbon dioxide and temperature
on the growth of potato,''
Crop Science 28, 811-818.
Last modified: wed 10 sep 2003 by Brian Yandell