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Ran Tao 陶然

Assistant Professor

Department of Biostatistics

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2525 West End Ave, Room 11118A

Nashville, TN 37203

Vanderbilt Genetics Institute

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

2215 Garland Ave, 515A Light Hall

Nashville, TN 37232

Email: r DOT tao AT vanderbilt DOT edu

Phone: (615) 322-1081

Fax: (615) 343-4924

I am interested in developing novel statistical methods to solve problems arising in the design and analysis of modern biomedical and public health studies, including genome-wide association studies, next-generation sequencing studies, and electronic health records systems. My current research topics include two-phase designs, complex survey sampling, rare-variant analysis, and risk gene prediction.

Before joining Vanderbilt, I received a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to my graduate studies, I earned a B.S. in Mathematics from Tsinghua University in China.

Here is my CV.