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Kimberly F. Sellers
Department of Mathematics Phone: 202-687-8829
306 St. Mary’s Hall Fax: 202-687-6214
Georgetown University kfs7@georgetown.edu
Washington, DC 20057 http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/kfs7

Education
Ph.D., Statistics The George Washington University (Washington, DC) May 2001
M.A., Mathematics University of Maryland (College Park, MD) August 1998
B.S., Mathematics University of Maryland (College Park, MD) August 1994
Work Experience
08/06 – present Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Georgetown
University, Washington, DC.
09/04 - 07/06 Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and
Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and
Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
PA.
08/01 - 08/04 Visiting Assistant Professor, Statistics Department,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Refereed Publications
1. Sellers, K.F., Shmueli, G. (2008) A Flexible Regression Model for Count
Data (submitted).
2. Sellers, K.F. and Singpurwalla, N.D. (2008) Many-valued Logic in Vague
and Multi-state Stochastic Systems, International Statistical Review
(in press).
3. Jackson, M., Sellers, K.F. (2008) Simulating Discrete Spatially
Correlated Poisson Data on a Lattice, International Journal of Pure and
Applied Mathematics (in press).
4. Sellers, K.F., Miecznikowski, J.C., Viswanathan, S., Eddy, W.F., and
Minden, J. (2007) "Lights, Camera, Action: Quantitative Analysis of
Systematic Variation in Two-dimensional Difference Gel
Electrophoresis", Electrophoresis, 28 (18), 3324-3332.
5. Anderson, PD, Mehta, N, Wolfe, ML, Hinkle, CC, Pruscino, L, Comiskey,
LL, Tabita-Martinez, J, Sellers, KF, Rickels, MR, Ahima, RS, Reilly, MP
(2007) Innate Immunity Modulates Adipokines in Humans, The Journal of
Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 92 (6), 2272-2279.
6. Makar, G, Weiner, M, Kimmel, S, Bennett, D, Burke, A, Yang, Y, Han, X,
Sellers, K, Nessel, L, Lewis, J (2007) Incidence and Predictors of
Abnormal Liver Associated Enzymes in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
in a Routine Clinical Care Population, Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug
Safety, 17 (1), 43-51.
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7. Gimotty P.A., Elder D.E., Fraker D.L., Botbyl J.D., Sellers K.,
Elenitsas R., Ming M.E., Schuchter L., Spitz F.R., Czerniecki B.J.,
Guerry D. (2007) Identification of high risk patients among those
diagnosed with thin cutaneous melanomas, Journal of Clinical Oncology,
25 (9), 1129-1134.
8. Paez, GL, Sellers, KF, Band, M, Acland, GM, Zangerl, B and Aguirre, GA
(2006) Analysis of Gene Expression Profile on Normal Retina and Brain
Using a Retinal cDNA Microarrays, Molecular Vision, 12, 1048-1056.
9. Sellers, KF (2001). A Definition of Vague Coherent Systems,
Contemporary Mathematics -- Council for African American Researchers in
the Mathematical Sciences: Volume IV. Sixth Conference for African
American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences June 27-30, 2000,
Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland. N'Guérékata, G. and
Nkwanta, A., eds. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI. 284:
43-51.
10. Sellers, KF (2000) Vague Coherent Systems (Preliminary Report),
MMR 2000: Second International Conference on Mathematical Methods in
Reliability (Methodology, Practice and Inference), Université Victor
Segalen-Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France, July 4-7, 2000 Abstracts Book,
Volume 2. p. 952-955.
Book Chapters
1. Sellers, KF, Booker, JM (2002). Chapter 4: Bayesian Methods, Fuzzy Logic
and Probability Applications. Ross, T.J., Booker, J.M., and Parkinson,
W.J., eds. ASA-SIAM Publications; Philadelphia, PA., 73-86.
2. Ross, TJ, Sellers, KF, Booker, JM, and Parkinson, WJ, (2002). Chapter 5:
Considerations for Using Fuzzy Set Theory and Probability Models, Fuzzy
Logic and Probability Applications. Ross, T.J., Booker, J.M. and
Parkinson, W.J., eds. ASA-SIAM Publications; Philadelphia, PA., 87-103.
Technical Reports
1. Sellers, KF, Miecznikowski, J, and Eddy, WF (2004) Removal of Systematic
Variation in Genetic Microarray Data, Technical report 779, Carnegie
Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA.
2. Bement, TR, Booker, JM, Sellers, KF and Singpurwalla, ND (2001). Linking
Probability Theory and Fuzzy Sets -- A Study in Uncertainty Assessment.
Technical report LA-UR-01-4679, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los
Alamos, NM. Submitted to: 43rd Structures, Structural Dynamics and
Materials Conference, Denver CO, April 22-25, 2002.
3. Bement, TR, Booker, JM, Sellers, KF, and Singpurwalla, ND (2000).
Membership Functions and Probability Measures of Fuzzy Sets. Technical
report LA-UR-00-3660, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM.
Abstracts
1. Sellers, K (2007) Background Correction, Denoising, and Normalization
Techniques for Preprocessing Mass Spectrometry Data, Hawaii International
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Conference on Statistics, Mathematics and Related Fields, Honolulu,
Hawaii.
2. Laderas, T, Mongoue-Tchokote, S, Rajaraman, V, Sellers, K, Bystrom, C,
McWeeney, S (2006) A metrics-based low-level preprocessing framework for
proteomics data, BioC2006: BioConductor Conference, Fred Hutchinson
Cancer Center, Seattle, WA.
3. McConnell, P, Haney, R, Mungal, S, Peedin, M, Agarwal, P, Cuticchia, AJ,
Fenstermacher, D, Sellers, K, Street, C, McWeeney, S, Rajaraman, V,
Laderas, T, Lin, S, Borchers, C (2006) RProteomics: An Application for
Analyzing Mass Spectrometry Proteomics Data, National Cancer Institute
Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG) Annual Meeting, Washington,
DC.
4. Laderas, T, Mongoue-Tchokote, S, Rajaraman, V, Sellers, K, McWeeney, S
(2006) A Diagnostic Test Suite for the RProteomics Statistical Routines,
National Cancer Institute Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG)
Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
5. Gimotty, PA, Botbyl, J, Sellers, K, Ming, ME, Elder, DE, Guerry, D (2006)
Improved Staging Criteria for Thin (< 1.00mm) Invasive Cutaneous
Melanomas, Advances in the Understanding and Treatment of Melanoma,
Keystone Symposia 2006, Santa Fe, NM.
6. Mehta, NN, Anderson, PD, Wolfe, MP, Rickels, M, Zemel, B, Hinkle, C,
Tabita-Martinez, J, Ahima, R, Sellers, K, Rader, DJ, Reilly, MP (2006)
Adiposity and Atherogenic Inflammatory Response to Endotoxin in Humans,
American College of Cardiology Session 2006, Atlanta, GA.
7. Anderson, PD, Mehta, NN, Wolfe, MP, McMahon, K, Hinkle, C, Comiskey, L,
Tabita-Martinez, J, Sellers, K, Ahima, R, Rader, DJ, Reilly, MP (2005)
Pathophysiology of Insulin Resistance in Human Inflammation, American
Heart Association 2005 Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX.
8. Anderson, PD, Mehta, NN, Wolfe, MP, McMahon, K, Hinkle, C, Comiskey, L,
Tabita-Martinez, J, Sellers, K, Ahima, R, Rader, DJ, Reilly, MP (2005)
Atherogenic Changes in Apo-B Lipoproteins During Human Inflammation,
American Heart Association 2005 Scientific Sessions, Dallas, TX.
9. Sellers, KF, Miecznikowski, JC, Eddy, WF (2005) Comparison of
Normalization Techniques for cDNA Microarray Data, International
Biometric Society Eastern North American Region Program and Abstracts
Book, Austin, TX.
10. Miecznikowski, JC, Eddy, WF, Minden, JS, and Sellers, KF (2005) A Method
for Spot Finding in Two-Dimensional Images, International Biometric
Society Eastern North American Region Program and Abstracts Book, Austin,
TX.
11. Anderson, PD, Mehta, NN, Wolfe, MP, McMahon, K, Hinkle, C, Comiskey, L,
Tabita-Martinez, J, Sellers, K, Ahima, R, Rader, DJ, Reilly, MP (2005)
Adipokines in Human Endotoxemial Clinical Research Meeting of the
American Federation for Medical Research, Washington, DC.
12. de la Llera- Moya, M, Byrne, M, Wolfe, M, Hinkle, C, Tabita-Martinez, J,
Sellers, K, Rothblat, G, Rader, D, Reilly, M (2005) Inflammation and the
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reverse cholesterol transport pathway in humans,6th Annual Meeting of
Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology; Washington DC.
13. Sellers, KF, Miecznikowski, JC, Viswanathan, S, Eddy, WF, Minden, J
(2004) Systematic Variation in Difference Gel Electrophoresis Data
International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region Program and
Abstracts Book, Pittsburgh, PA.
14. Sellers, KF (2002) System Reliability and Safety Involving Imprecise
Measures", 6th Annual Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management
Conference, Puerto Rico.
15. Sellers, KF, Miecznikowski, JC, Eddy, WF (2002) Statistical Analysis on
Microarray Data, SIAM Symposium on Computational Models and Simulation
for Intra-cellular Processes Abstract Book, Washington, DC.
16. Sellers, KF (2001) System Reliability of Imprecise Systems, SIAM Annual
Meetings, San Diego, CA.
17. Sellers, KF (2000) Vague Coherent Systems, Sixth Conference for African-
American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences, Morgan State
University.
Invited Talks
Research:
1. "A Flexible Model for Count Data: Developing the Conway-Maxwell-Poisson
Regression Model", eMarkets Research Lab, Department of Decision,
Operations & Information Technologies, Robert H. Smith School of
Business, University of Maryland College Park, March 2008.
2. "Proteomic Data Analysis 101", Caucus for Women in Statistics Breakfast
Roundtable, JSM 2007, Salt Lake City, UT, August 2007
3. "Modeling and Spot Detection of Two-Dimensional Gels", Interface 2007,
Philadelphia, PA, May 2007.
4. "Image Normalization and Feature Detection in Proteomic Studies",
Mathematics Departmental Seminar, Georgetown University, Washington, DC,
February 2006.
5. "Image Normalization and Feature Detection in Proteomic Studies",
Mathematics and Statistics Departmental Seminar, American University,
Washington, DC, February 2006.
6. "Removing Variation: The Search for the Truth", Applied Mathematics and
Statistics Department, University of Maryland Baltimore County, July
2005.
7. "Modeling Variation and Spot Detection in Protein Gel Images", 13th
INFORMS Applied Probability Conference, Ottawa, Canada, July 2005.
8. "Modeling and Spot Detection of Two-Dimensional Gels", Center for
Genetics and Complex Traits (CGACT), University of Pennsylvania, December
2004.
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9. "Systematic Variation in Microarrays and Two-Dimensional Gels",
Statistics Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program, Carnegie
Mellon University, June 2004.
10. "Detecting Protein Differences via the Difference Gel Electrophoresis
Process", Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University
of Pennsylvania, May 2004.
11. "Systematic Variation in Difference Gel Electrophoresis Data", Department
of Mathematical Sciences, Villanova University, April 2004.
12. "Systematic Variation in Difference Gel Electrophoresis Data", Department
of Mathematics, Haverford College, April 2004.
13. "It's All Vague: Component and System Reliability under Degradation",
DuPont Engineering and Technology, Wilmington, DE, February 2004.
14. "Accounting for Systematic Variation in Difference Gel Electrophoresis",
Ohio State University Statistics Departmental Seminar, January 2004.
15. "Accounting for Systematic Variation in Difference Gel Electrophoresis",
University of Maryland Baltimore County Applied Mathematics and
Statistics Departmental Seminar, December 2003.
16. "CSI: Collecting Statistics for Information", StatFest at North Carolina
State University, Raleigh, NC, November 2003.
17. "Quantitative Analysis of Two-dimensional Difference Gel
Electrophoresis", North Carolina State University Statistics Departmental
Seminar, November 2003.
18. "Systematic Variation in Two-dimensional Difference Gel Electrophoresis",
University of Pittsburgh Departmental Seminar, November 2003.
19. "Using Imprecise Measures to Study Component and System Reliability", NAM
Granville-Brown-Haynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral
Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences, Joint Mathematics Meetings,
Baltimore, MD, January 2003.
20. "Systematic Variation in Genetic Microarray Data", SIAM Symposium on
Computational Models and Simulation for Intra-cellular Processes,
Washington, DC, October 2002.
21. "System Reliability under Precise and Imprecise Measures", Statistics
Colloquium, George Mason University, Alexandria, Virginia, February 2001.
22. "System Reliability under Precise and Imprecise Measures", Statistics
Department Seminar Series, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, January 2001.
23. "Vague Coherent Systems", ISDS Research Seminar, Duke University, Durham,
North Carolina, November 2000.
24. "Vague Coherent Systems", MMR 2000: Second International Conference on
Mathematical Methods in Reliability (Methodology, Practice and
Inference). Université Victor Segalen-Bordeaux 2. Bordeaux, France,
July 2000.
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25. "A Definition and Structural Properties of Vague Coherent Systems",
Systems Reliability Seminar, Sandia National Laboratory. Albuquerque, NM.
June 2000.
26. "Early Work Regarding Many Valued Systems and Vagueness in Propositional
Logic", Network Systems Consortium Meeting, The George Washington
University, November 1999.
27. "Iterative Methods for Computing Mean First Passage Times of Markov
Chains", Women In Mathematics (WIM) Graduate Student Seminar, University
of Maryland College Park, March 1998.
Other:
1. "The Road Through Academia", StatFest 2007, Indianapolis, IN, April 2007.
2. "The McNair Program: How Does it Prepare You for Graduate School and
Academic Life Beyond?", Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Program
Orientation, University of Pennsylvania, May 2006.
3. "10 Habits of Highly Successful McNair Scholars," Ronald E. McNair
Closing Banquet, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, July 2005.
4. "The McNair Program's Preparation for Graduate School: A Case Study,"
Ronald E. McNair Orientation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia,
PA, May 2005.
5. "The Path to the Ph.D.," GE Fellows Program, Barnard College, New York,
NY, April 2005.
6. "The Journey to the Professoriate and Beyond" (panelist), National
Research Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Researchers,
March 2005.
7. "Keeping my `Eyes on the Prize': What it took to obtain a Ph.D., and what
I'm doing now that I have it", Mathematics and Computer Science
Department, Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA, November 2004.
8. "The McNair Experience, and its Influence on Academic Pursuits"
(panelist), National Research Conference for McNair Scholars and
Undergraduate Researchers, March 2004.
9. "Minority Life in the Academy: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly", 2003-
2004 Inter-University Graduate Students of Color Dinner/Speaker Series,
Pittsburgh, PA, January 2004.
10. "Careers in Biostatistics" (panelist), Diversity Day, 2003 ENAR Spring
Meeting, Tampa, FL, March 2003.
11. "The After-life: Life with a Ph.D.", National Research Conference for
McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Researchers, March 2002, March 2003.
12. "The Graduate School Experience" (panelist), National Research Conference
for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Researchers, March 2000, March
2001.
Invited Lectures
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1. "Introduction to S-plus/R", Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Graduate Program, University of Pennsylvania, September 2005.
2. "What is Algebraic Statistics?", The Tenth Annual Conference for African-
American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS X),
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), June 2004.
• Part I: Contingency Tables
• Part II: Application: Statistical Disclosure Limitation
• Part III: Computational Algebra
Contributed Talks
1. "Background Correction, Denoising, and Normalization Techniques for
Preprocessing Mass Spectrometry Data", Hawaii International Conference on
Statistics, Mathematics and Related Fields, Honolulu, Hawaii, January
2007.
2. "Comparison of Normalization Techniques for cDNA Microarray Data",
International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region (ENAR)
Meeting, Austin, TX, March 2005.
3. "Systematic Variation in Difference Gel Electrophoresis Data", ENAR
Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, March 2004.
4. "System Reliability and Safety Involving Imprecise Measures", 6th Annual
Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference (PSAM6), Puerto
Rico, June 2002 (submitted and accepted).
5. "Preliminary Results Regarding Vague Coherent Systems", MMR 2000: Second
International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Reliability
(Methodology, Practice and Inference). Université Victor Segalen-
Bordeaux 2. Bordeaux, France, July 2000.
Conference Participation
• Organizer (with Drs. Jenny Barrett and Somnath Datta), “Statistical
analyses of proteomic data”, XXIVth International Biometric Conference
(Invited Session), Dublin, Ireland, July 2008.
• Infinite Possibilities Conference 2007: Steering Committee member,
Registration Committee Chairperson
• Moderator, 2006 NAM Mathfest, Washington, DC, November 2006.
• Invited Panelist, "Alumni Sessions: Engineering/Mathematics/Statistics",
7th Annual Gates Millennium Scholars Leadership Conference: Building a
Community of Leaders, Chantilly, VA, September 2006.
• Invited Discussant, "Challenges Facing the Next Generation of Applied
Statisticians," Joint Statistics Meetings 2006, Seattle, WA, August 2006.
• Selected Participant, ENAR 2004 Junior Researcher's Workshop, Pittsburgh,
PA, March 2004.
• Invited Participant, ARCC workshop: Computational Algebraic Statistics,
December 2003.
• Organizer and chair, Statistical Analysis on Microarray Data
(minisymposium), SIAM Symposium on Computational Models and Simulation
for Intra-cellular Processes, Washington, DC, October 2002.
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• Poster presenter, AWM Workshop for Women Graduate Students and
Postdoctoral Mathematicians, SIAM Annual Meetings, San Diego, California,
July 2001.
• Poster presenter, Sixth Annual Conference for African-American
Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences. Morgan State University,
Baltimore, MD. June 2000.
Funding
As Principal Investigator (PI):
• "Infrastructure Proposal: Increased Computing Support", Georgetown
University Research Infrastructure Award 2007, PI (co-PIs: Ali Arab,
Mahlet Tadesse), $20,000.
• "Statistical Methods and Applications using the Conway-Maxwell-Poisson
Distribution", Georgetown University Summer Academic Grant 2007, PI,
$9500.
• "Automated Low-Level Analysis For Differential Gel Electrophoresis Data",
SPORE on Skin Cancer at Penn and Wistar, $10,000, 07/1/05 - 06/30/06.
• "Getting Something from Nothing: Assessing Information Gain from Lack of
Information due to Cell Suppression" (co-PI: Elizabeth Arnold), NISS,
$10,000, 09/1/03 - 05/31/04.
As Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI):
• "Retinal gene expression and the retinome" (PI: Barbara Zangerl),
University of Pennsylvania University Research Foundation, $30,000,
01/1/06 - 12/31/06.
As Statistician/Biostatistician:
• "Inflammation, the metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis" (Muredach
Reilly, PI), NIH, 10/1/04 - 06/30/06.
• "SPORE in Skin Cancer / Biometrics Core" (Meenhard Herlyn, Phyllis
Gimotty, PI), NIH-Wistar, 09/30/01 - 06/30/06
• "Human Melanoma-Etiology, Progression and Therapy / Biostatistics Core"
(Meenhard Herlyn, David Elder, PI), NIH, 04/06/90 - 06/30/06.
• "caBIG RProteomics Project, Phase I" (David Fenstermacher, PI), NIH,
07/01/05 - 01/31/06.
• "Reactive oxygen species and anti-oxidantsin ALI" (Arin Fisher, PI), NIH,
07/01/05 - 06/30/06.
As Consultant:
• "Inflammation, the metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis" (Muredach
Reilly, PI), NIH, 07/1/06 - 05/31/07.
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Other:
• Support letter (to serve as Contributing Instructor) for Short Course on
Statistical Genetics and Genomics for Mental Health Investigators (Drs.
Hemant Tiwari & David Allison, University of Alabama at Birmingham, co-
PIs), National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) Research Education
Grant PAR-06-494
Honors and Awards
AcademicKeys Who's Who in Sciences Higher Education (2008)
Cambridge Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women (2007)
NSF-VIGRE postdoctoral fellowship (2001-2004)
Who's Who in Sciences Higher Education (2004)
Finalist, Burroughs Wellcome Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (2002)
Professional Activity
Departmental: Georgetown University Mathematics Department
• Graduate Program Executive Committee member, Fall 2006 – present
• Hiring Committee member, Fall 2006 – present
• Chairperson, Statistics Committee, Fall 2007 – present
• Departmental Academic Advisor, Spring 2007 – present
• Graduate students (where * = unofficial yet significant involvement):
Ian Cooke, Paul Diver*, Scott Kelly, Allison Lee, David Liebke, Michael
Stabler*, Miki Suga
• Undergraduate students: Elizabeth Ciaravino, Abigail Hildreth, Ingrid
Wells, Kaitlin Woo
• Graduate Program Administrative Assistant Hiring Committee, Fall 2007
Departmental: University of Pennsylvania Department of Biostatistics
and Epidemiology
• Graduate Program Executive Committee member, Fall 2004 - Summer 2006
• M.A. Examining Committee member: Rachel Hammond (defended March 2006)
• MSCE Biostatistics Advisor (in alphabetical order): Reena Duseja, George
Makar, Pedro Sanchez, and Bryan Upham
Departmental: Carnegie Mellon University Statistics Department
• Masters Data Analysis Examination Committee member, Fall 2001, Spring
2003
• Diversity Committee member, Fall 2001 - Summer 2004
• Ph.D. Thesis Committee member (in alphabetical order):
o Fang Chen (CMU, defended February 2004)
o Jeffrey Miecznikowski (CMU, defended January 2006)
o Aleksandra Slavkovic (CMU, defended August 2004)
• Supervision of Ph.D. Advanced Data Analysis Projects:
o Jeffrey Miecznikowski (2002), Analysis of fluorescence twodimensional
difference gel electrophoresis technology (co-advised
with William F. Eddy)
• Supervision of Graduate Statistical Practice Projects:
o Pierpaolo Rinaldo, Linqiao Zhao (2004), co-advised with William F.
Eddy
• Supervision of Undergraduate Data Analysis Projects:
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o Amanda Artis (Summer 2004): Comparison of Statistical Methods for
Normalizing cDNA Microarray Data
o Rob Delmont, Meena Soneji, Gene Vladimirov (Spring 2004): Spotted
array normalization
o Tara Kalra, Sameer Rathod, Shamil Patel, Sulaiman Malik (Spring
2003): DNA Microarray
o Vyacheslav Klimov, Jonathan Knotwell, Darya Leyzarovich (Spring
2002): Bias Assessment of Microarray Chip Based Genetic Studies
o Scott Benecke, Benjamin Kay, Jennifer Sample (Spring 2002):
Predicting Charitable Donations with Demographics
o Linje Boston, Michael Handke, Jenny Semmes (Spring 2002): Time and
Spatial Analyses for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (co-advised with
Brian Junker)
University: Georgetown University
2008
• Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program speaker, March-April 2008
2007
• Reviewer, 2007 Lombardi Research Fair, February 2007
• Ad-hoc subcommittee to discuss Final Examination policy, March 2007
• Panelist, Claire Booth Luce Luncheon, May 2007
• Reviewer: Othmar Winkler, Interpreting Socio-Economic Data: A Foundation
of Descriptive Statistics (Chapters 1 and 10, Appendix D)
• Meeting with Dr. Douglas Eagles (Chair, Biology Department) to discuss
statistics curriculum for graduate students, June 2007
• Meeting with Bryan Kasper (SFS assistant dean) and Charles King (SFS
faculty chair) to discuss statistics curriculum development for SFS
undergraduate and graduate students, September 2007
• College Board of Advisors meeting, October 11-12, 2007
• Meeting with Biology faculty (Anne Rosenwald and Heidi Elmendorf) to
discuss undergraduate statistics curriculum for Global Health program,
October 30, 2007
Broader Academic Community
• Editorial Board, Risk Analysis: Theory and Applications
• Invited speaker, StatFest 2007, Indianapolis, IN, April 2007
o participation noted in July 2007 Amstat News, “Lilly Hosts StatFest
2007”
• Infinite Possibilities Conference 2007: Steering Committee member,
Registration Committee chairperson
• Referee/Reviewer (in alphabetical order):
o Electrophoresis
o International Statistical Review
o Journal of Computational Biology
o Journal of the American Statistical Association
o Naval Research Logistics
o Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O,
Journal of Risk and Reliability
o Statistics in Medicine
o The American Statistician
o The 5th International Conference on Cybernetics and Information
Technologies, Systems and Applications: CITSA 2008
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• Diversity Committee member, International Biometric Society (ENAR), 2002
- present
• Judge, Research presentation competition, National Research Conference
for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Researchers, March 2001 - March
2003
• D.Sc. Examining Committee member: Seung Byeon (GWU, defended December
2001)
Computer Skills
Operating Systems: UNIX (Solaris), Windows 95 (and later)
Platforms: SunSparc workstations, IBM PC and compatibles
Software: S-plus, R, FIASCO, SAS, Minitab, SPSS, Maple, Matlab, Mathematica,
LaTeX, PCTeX, WinEdt, Microsoft Excel, Harvard Graphics, Microsoft Power
Point, Netscape Composer, HTML
Professional Societies
American Statistical Association (Statistical Computing, Statistical
Graphics), Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Eastern North Atlantic
Region (ENAR) of the International Biometric Society, Bernoulli Society,
Caucus for Women in Statistics
Teaching Experience
Instructor: Outlined syllabus and website; prepared lectures, homework, lab
assignments and examinations; organized discussion of course and related
material; led computer instruction, if applicable; graded examinations,
quizzes, and homework; handled all administrative duties
• Mathematical Statistics (MATH 503), Georgetown University, Spring 2007,
Spring 2008
• Probability & Statistics (MATH 040), Georgetown University, Fall 2006,
Fall 2007, Spring 2008
• Biostatistical Methods II (BSTA 631), University of Pennsylvania, Spring
2006
• Engineering Statistics and Quality Control (36-220), Carnegie Mellon
University, Spring 2004
• Advanced Data Analysis II (36-758), Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2003
• Algebraic Statistics (36-835), Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2003
• Statistics for Lab Sciences (36-247), Carnegie Mellon University, Spring
2003
• Engineering Statistics and Quality Control (36-220), Carnegie Mellon
University, Fall 2002
Co-instructor: Outlined syllabus, prepared and led lecture instruction
including software usage, wrote and graded examinations and homework,
collected outside projects and mentored students toward project completion,
handled administrative duties
• Advanced Data Analysis I (36-401), Carnegie Mellon University, Fall 2001
with Brian Junker
• Advanced Data Analysis II (36-402), Carnegie Mellon University, Spring
2002 with Brian Junker
• Statistics for Lab Sciences (36-247), Carnegie Mellon University, Spring
2002 with Rob Kass
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