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Applications: Bioinformatics, Biological Sciences, Genetics, Genomics Methodologies: Algorithms, Missing Data and Imputation, Statistical Inference, Statistical Modeling, Statistics Relevant Projects:


Michael Boehnke

Richard G Cornell Distinguished University Professor, Biostatistics

My research focuses on developing statistical methods and software tools for the analysis of human genetic data and application of those methods to understand the genetic basis of human health and disease. Our methods and tools are used by statisticians and geneticists worldwide. My disease research is focused on type 2 diabetes (T2D) and related traits and on bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Our studies are generating and analyzing genome or exome sequence data on 10,000s of individuals, requiring the efficient handling of petabyte-scale data.