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Current PhD Students

Naomi Chang

Supervisor: Dr. Eleanor Pullenayegum

Research Interests: Causal Inference, Statistical Genetics

Chen Chen

Practicum Supervisors: Dr. Kuan Liu, Dr. Zihang Lu, Dr. Geoffrey Anderson

Research Interests: Joint Modeling, Bayesian Statistics

Desmond Z Chen

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Clement Ma

Research Interests: Statistical Omics, Large Scale Statistical Software Development Under HPC Environment.

Pai-Shan Cheng

Supervisor: Dr. George Tomlinson

Research Interests: Network Meta-Analysis, Bayesian Inference, Osteoarthritis

Larry Dong

Supervisor: Dr. Olli Saarela

Research Interests: Causal Inference, Image Analysis, Bayesian Methods

Mei Dong

Supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Research Interests: Causal Inference, Statistical Genetics

Xinyang (Sean) Feng

Supervisor: Dr. Aya Mitani

Research Interests: Dynamic Prediction, Longitudinal Data, Survival Analysis

Rose Garrett

Supervisor: Dr. Eleanor Pullenayegum

Research Interests: Irregularly Spaced Longitudinal Data, Bayesian Inference, JDM

Gengming He

Supervisor: Dr. Lisa Strug

Research Interests: Long-Read Sequencing Data, Post-selection Inference, Matrix Regression

Linke Li

Supervisor: Dr. Anna Heath

Research Interests: Bayesian Decision Theory, Health Economics

Yao Li

Supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Research Interests: Causal Mediation Analysis, Microbiome

Boxi Lin

Supervisor: Dr. Lei Sun

Research Interests: Statistical Genetics, Computational Statistics

Yuqing Liu

Eric Sanders

Supervisor: Dr. Lisa Strug

Research Interests: Statistical Genetics

Yu Shi

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Pingzhao Hu

George Stefan

Supervisor: Dr. Eleanor Pullenayegum

Research Interests: Irregularly Observed Longitudinal Data, Survival Analysis

Thai-Son Tang

Supervisor: Dr. Olli Saarela

Research Interests: Causal Mediation Analysis, Functional Data Analysis

Anastasia Teterina

Supervisor: Dr. Wendy Lou

Dongyang Yang

Supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Research Interests: Statistical Genetics, Microbiome

Shiyao Ying

Supervisor: Dr. Laurent Briollais

Research Interests: Survival Analysis, Statistical Genetics

Zhongyuan (Jasper) Zhang

Supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Research Interests: Survival Analysis, Deep Learning, Health Economics

Jiahui Zhang

Supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Research Interests: Longitudinal Study, Statistical Genetics

Ziqian Zhuang

Supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Research Interests: Survival Analysis, Statistical Genetics, Machine Learning

Current MSc Students

Hongyu Chen

MSc

Practicum Supervisors: Dr. Rinku Sutradhar, Dr. Alyson Mahar

April Yang Cheng

MSc

Mohammad Reza Fahimi

MSc (Thesis)

Supervisor: Dr. Osvaldo Espin-Garcia, Dr. Aya Mitani

Research Interests: Two-Phase Study Design, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Ordinal Data Analysis

Yankai Feng

MSc

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Laurent Briollais

Research Interests: Longitudinal Studies, Survival Analysis, Categorical Data Analysis

Xiaoxuan (Rose) Han

MSc

Practicum Supervisor: Melanie Poulin-Costello

Qirui Hou

MSc (Thesis)

Supervisor: Dr. Clement Ma

Research Interests: Master Protocol, Adaptive Clinical Trial Design

Yutong Lu

MSc (AI/DS Emphasis)

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Pingzhao Hu

Jinyu (Irene) Luo

MSc

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Aya Mitani

Zunaira Mehmood

MSc

Abigail McGrory

MSc (Thesis)

Supervisor: Dr. Anna Heath

Shijie Min

MSc (Thesis)

Supervisor: Dr. Pingzhao Hu

Youxue Ren

MSc (AI/DS Emphasis)

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Aya Mitani

Research Interests: Causal Inference, NLP

Priyonto Saha

MSc (Thesis) (AI/DS Emphasis)

Supervisor: Dr. Zahra Shakeri

Feifan Xiang

MSc

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Shelley Bull

Aoqi Xie

MSc (Thesis)

Supervisor: Dr. Clement Ma

Xiao Yan

MSc (AI/DS Emphasis)

Practicum Supervisor: Dr. Kuan Liu

Yushu Zou

MSc (Thesis)

Supervisor: Dr. Kuan Liu

PhD Alumni
Name Year Position (as of April 2024)
Kuan Liu 2021 Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Zihang Lu 2020 Assistant Professor, Queen's University
Mohsen Soltanifar 2020 Faculty Lecturer, Northeastern University/Senior Biostatistician, ClinChoice Inc.
 
MSc Alumni
Name Year Position (as of April 2024)
Yuan Bian 2020 (Thesis) PhD Candidate in Statistics, University of Western Ontario
Betty Chen 2023
Charlotte Chen 2023 Data Analyst, William Osler Health System
Ziming (Jocelyn) Chen 2022 Biostatistician, AstraZeneca
Yu-Chun (Gingin) Chien 2023 Research Analyst, Institute for Work & Health
Ruixue Dai 2017 Senior Biostatistician, The Hospital for Sick Children
Jingwen (Rebecca) Du 2020 Statistical Programmer, Everest Clinical Research
Shangyi Gao 2023 Biostatistician, University Health Network (UHN)
Yingshi (Cecilia) He 2024 Research Manager, St Michael's Hospital
Zhixing Hong 2023 Research Analyst, ICES
Laura Langer 2023 Biostatistician, University Health Network (UHN)
Luis Ledesma 2023 (Thesis) Statistical Analyst, McMaster University
Peiyu Li 2023 CANSTAT Fellow, Unity Health Toronto
Qiao Li 2021 Statistical Consultant, Amaris Consulting
Qiaowei (Vicky) Lin 2023 Research Data Analyst, University of Toronto
Ashley Mao 2020 Senior Data Scientist, Roche
ChenNingZhi Sheng 2023
Yi-Chen Su 2023 (AI/DS Emphasis) Biostatistician, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health
Siyi Wang 2022 Research Data Scientist, St. Michael's Hospital
Zhuo Wei 2021 Senior Biostatistician, Syneos Health
Mu Yang 2023 (Thesis) Senior Research Associate, University of Waterloo
Jiayue (Edith) Yu 2021 Research Associate - Evidence Generation, Cytel
Jiachen (Jason) Zhu 2020 Data Engineer, Roche