About

Ziyi Li is a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Her advisor is Prof. Hao Wu in the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.


Her research interest is to develop useful statistical tools for the analyses of genomic data and high-dimensional data. In addition to methodology research, she is also interested in collaboration project with Biologist and Physicians. Her previous collaboration project involves the study of Alzheimer's disease, Autism, and Cardiovascular diseases.



Education experience:

  • Ph.D. Biostatistics, 2014 - 2018. Laney Graduate School, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Advisor: Dr. Qi Long
  • MPH Biostatistics, 2012 - 2014. School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Advisor: Dr. Shuangge Ma and Dr. Tassos C. Kyriakides
  • B.S. Statistics, 2008 - 2012. Peking University, Beijing, China.

Honors and awards:

  • The Penina and Michael Haber Award, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2018
  • ENAR poster award, Eastern North American Region (ENAR), Atlanta, GA, USA, 2018
  • Student paper award, International Chinese Statistical Association Applied Statistics Symposium (ICSA), Atlanta, GA, USA, 2016
  • 2nd Place Poster Award and Boyd Harshbarger Travel Award, Southern Regional Council On Statistics(SRCOS) Summer Research Conference, Bentonville, AK, USA, 2016
  • Scholarship for Excellent Oversea Student, China Selection Inc. , China, 2012
  • National Innovation Research Funds for Undergraduate (teamed with Donghao Xu and Hao Chen), Ministry of Education, China, 2011