Ph.D., University of Washington, Biostatistics, 2010.
Ph.D., Indiana University Bloomington, Melecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, 2000.
M.S., Indiana University Bloomington, Computer Science, 1999.
B.S., Beijing University, Biochemistry, 1995.
American Statistical Association
Eastern North American Region of The International Biometric Society
International Society for Bayesian Analysis
Western North American Region of The International Biometric Society
Honors and Awards
2010, Gilbert S. Omen Award, University of Washington School of Public Health
2010, Thirteenth Meeting, New Researchers in Statistics and Probability
2010, Course Scholarship, FHCRC Student-Postdoc Advisory Committee (SPAC)
2008, Travel Grant, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Workshop on Future Directions in High-Dimensional Data Analysis
2004, Top Scholar Award, University of Washington Graduate School
1998, Travel Fellowship, International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology
1998, Student Scholarship, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, 15th National Conference
1997, Grants-in-Aid of Research, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
1995, Molecular Biology Institute Fellowship, Indiana University of Bloomington
Combining biomarkers linearly and nonlinearly for classification using the area under the ROC curve.. Statistics in medicine.. 2016.
Calibration weighted estimation of semiparametric transformation models for two-phase sampling.. Statistics in medicine. 34(10):1695-707.. 2015.
Plasma Cytokine Levels and Risk of HIV Type 1 (HIV-1) Transmission and Acquisition: A Nested Case-Control Study Among HIV-1-Serodiscordant Couples.. The Journal of infectious diseases. 211(9):1451-60.. 2015.
Maternal HIV-1 envelope-specific antibody responses and reduced risk of perinatal transmission.. The Journal of clinical investigation.. 2015.
HLA class II genes modulate vaccine-induced antibody responses to affect HIV-1 acquisition.. Science translational medicine. 7(296):296ra112.. 2015.
Change point testing in logistic regression models with interaction term.. Statistics in medicine. 34(9):1483-94.. 2015.
Nonlinear Calibration Model Choice between the Four and Five-Parameter Logistic Models.. Journal of biopharmaceutical statistics. 25(5):972-83.. 2015.
Analysis of HLAA*02 association with vaccine efficacy in the RV144 HIV-1 vaccine trial.. Journal of virology.. 2014.
Vaccine-Induced Env V1-V2 IgG3 Correlates with Lower HIV-1 Infection Risk and Declines Soon After Vaccination.. Science translational medicine. 6(228):228ra39.. 2014.
Kernel-based logistic regression model for protein sequence without vectorialization.. Biostatistics (Oxford, England).. 2014.
Herpes simplex virus-2 transmission probability estimates based on quantity of viral shedding.. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface / the Royal Society. 11(95):20140160.. 2014.
Virologic and immunologic evidence of multifocal genital herpes simplex virus type 2 infection.. Journal of virology. 88(9):4921-31.. 2014.
Infectious Virion Capture by HIV-1 gp120 Specific IgG from RV144 Vaccinees.. Journal of virology.. 2013.
Vaccine-induced plasma IgA specific for the C1 region of the HIV-1 envelope blocks binding and effector function of IgG.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110(22):9019-24.. 2013.
nCal: an R package for non-linear calibration.. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England).. 2013.
A Robust Bayesian Random Effects Model for Nonlinear Calibration Problems.. Biometrics. 68(4):1103-12.. 2012.
Optimization and qualification of a multiplex bead array to assess cytokine and chemokine production by vaccine-specific cells.. Journal of immunological methods. 382(1-2):117-28.. 2012.
Immune-correlates analysis of an HIV-1 vaccine efficacy trial.. The New England journal of medicine. 366(14):1275-86.. 2012.
An Efficient Markov Chain Monte Carlo Method for Mixture Models by Neighborhood Pruning. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. 21(1):197-216.. 2012.
Borrowing Information across Populations in Estimating Positive and Negative Predictive Values.. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied statistics. 60(5):633-653.. 2011.