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Jingjing  Yang

Assistant Professor

Jointly Appointed, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

  • PhD in Statistics, Department of Statistics,  Rice University, 2009-2014
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 2014-2017

Areas of Interest

  • Bayesian Analysis
  • Genetic Association Studies
  • Genetic Epidemiology
  • Genomics
  • Longitudinal Analysis
  • Machine Learning


  • Ph.D. 2014, Rice University

Courses Taught

  • BIOS 770: Statistical Genetics

Affiliations & Activities

Dr. Yang is affiliated with the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics School of Public Health and the Department of Human Genetics School of Medicine. Dr. Yang takes PhD students from the GMB and PBEE PhD programs under Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Science,, as well as the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School of Public Health. More information about the Yang lab is available from