Hongyu Zhao
Senior Editor, Statistical Genetics and Genomics

Hongyu Zhao is the Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Genetics, and Professor of Statistics and Data Science at Yale University. He received his BS in Probability and Statistics from Peking University in 1990 and PhD in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1995. His research interests are the development and application of statistical methods in molecular biology, genetics, therapeutics, and precision medicine with a focus on genome-wide association studies, biobank analysis, and single cell analysis. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. He received the Mortimer Spiegelman Award for a top statistician in health statistics by the American Public Health Association and Pao-Lu Hsu Prize by the International Chinese Statistical Association.

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