A new associate editor is joining GENETICS in statistical genetics and genomics. We’re excited to welcome Lei Sun to the editorial team.
Lei Sun is a Professor in Statistics and Biostatistics at the University of Toronto. She studied mathematics at Fudan University and obtained her PhD in statistics from the University of Chicago in 2001. Her research area is in statistical genetics and genomics, with a focus on robust association methods, multiple hypothesis testing, selective inference, and more recently methods for the X chromosome. In 2017, she received the prestigious Centre de recherches mathématiques-Statistical Society of Canada Prize in Statistics, and in 2020, she served as the President of the Biostatistics Section of the Statistical Society of Canada.