Steve Qin received his PhD in Statistics from University of Michigan in 2000. He underwent 3 years of postdoctoral training in Dr. Jun Liu’s lab at Harvard University. He was Assistant Professor at Center for Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics at University of Michigan from 2003 to 2010. And he is now Associate Professor at Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory University.
His main research interest is in statistical modeling and computing with applications in statistical genetics and genomics. In the past five years, research work in his group has been focused on developing model-based methods to analyze data generated from applications of next generation sequencing technologies such as ChIP-seq, RNA-seq and Hi-C. He is also actively collaborating with biologists and clinicians on various projects that utilizing next generation sequencing technologies to study cancer genomics.