Associate Professor-Clinical


Lianbo Yu, PhD, is currently a clinical associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. Dr. Yu is also the high-dimensional group leader in the Center for Biostatistics, where he collaborates with investigators from College of Medicine and Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also serves as the Director of Biostatistics Core for multiple NCI program project grant awards and applications. Dr. Yu's research focus is to answer genomic-based biological questions by utilizing high-throughput genomic data. He is currently interested in variance smoothing for testing differential expression in NGS data, sample size calculation for NGS data, data integration of multiple genotypes and multiple platforms, predictive model with biomarkers, CRISPR screening data modeling.

Dr. Yu earned both his master of science and doctoral degrees in Statistics at Purdue University, where his research focused on developing advanced statistical methods for high-throughput proteomic data. He joined the Center for Biostatistics at OSU in 2006 and the Department of Biomedical Informatics in 2014.

Education and Training

PhD, Statistics, Purdue University, 2006

MS, Statistics, Purdue University, 2002

BS, Statistics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, 1998


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