Visiting Ph.D. Student
Has now left the Unit
Work and interests
Peggy (Xiaoshuai) Zhang was a visiting PhD student working mainly with other members of the statistics team on the analyses of genetics data within the unit for a year, while studying for a PhD in Biostatistics at Shandong University, China.
Background and experience
She received a bachelor’s degree in Statistics and a master’s degree in Biostatistics from Shandong University. Her research interest is developing gene-gene interaction models and variable selection methods for Genome-Wide Association Studies.
- Zhang X, Yang X, Yuan Z, Liu Y, Li F, Peng B, Zhu D, Zhao J, Xue F. A PLSPM-based Test Statistic for Detecting Gene-Gene Co-Association in Genome-Wide Association Study with Case-Control Design. PLoS One, 8: e62129, 2013.