Abbreviated Curriculum vitae
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Post-Graduate Employment

Jul 2009- Present Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, UC, Berkeley, CA
Mar 2007- Jul 2009 NSF Post-Doctoral Fellow in Biological Informatics
Division of Biostatistics, UC, Berkeley, CA
Sept 2006- Feb 2007 Post-Doctoral Scholar
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA

Awards and Honors

09/2013 Hellman Family Faculty Award
09/2008 Stellar Abstract Award, Conference on Emerging Quantitative Issues in Parallel Sequencing, Harvard School of Public Health
2007-2009 NSF Post-Doctoral Fellow in Biological Informatics
06/2006 Departmental Teaching Award (Stanford University)
2001-2004 Gabilan Stanford Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering (Stanford University)
06/2003 Departmental Teaching Award (Stanford University)
05/2000 Wrexham Prize for the best senior essay in the field of Humanities (Yale University)

John Addison Porter Prize in American History (Department of History, Yale University)
11/1999 Phi Beta Kappa (Phi Beta Kappa Society, Yale Chapter)


2001 - 2006 Ph.D., Statistics
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Advisor: Susan Holmes
  • Thesis Title: Multivariate Kernel Methods in the Analysis of Graphical Structures
  • Relevant course work includes Genomics, Computational Biology, Bootstrap Methods, Markov Chains, Genetics, and Cell Biology
1996 - 2000 B.S. Applied Mathematics and History (Double Major)
Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Distinction in the major of Applied Mathematics, concentration in Statistics
  • Distinction in the major of History

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Last updated 09/30/2013