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Yijuan  Hu

Associate Professor

Faculty, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Associate Professor of Biostatistics

For more details please visit my personal webpage at

web1.sph.emory.edu/users/yhu30

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Contact Information

1518 Clifton Rd. NE, 3rd floor, room 342 ,

Atlanta , GA 30322

mailstop: 1518-002-3AA

Phone: (404) 712-4466

Fax: (404)727-1370

Email: yijuan.hu@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Bioinformatics
  • Genetic Association Studies
  • Microbiome Research

Education

  • PhD 2011, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BS 2005, Peking University, China

Courses Taught

  • BIOS 731: Advanced Statistical Computing

Publications

  • , , A New Approach to Testing Mediation of the Microbiome at Both the Community and Individual Taxon Levels, Bioinformatics, 38, 3173-3180
  • , , A rarefaction-without-resampling extension of PERMANOVA for testing presence-absence associations in the microbiome., Bioinformatics, , doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btac399
  • , , Extension of PERMANOVA to Testing the Mediation Effect of the Microbiome, Genes, 13, 940
  • , , Integrative analysis of relative abundance data and presence-absence data of the microbiome using the LDM, Bioinformatics, 38, 2915-2917
  • , , LOCOM: A logistic regression model for testing differential abundance in compositional microbiome data with false discovery rate control, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119, e2122788119
  • , , A Rarefaction-Based Extension of the LDM for Testing Presence-Absence Associations in the Microbiome, Bioinformatics, , https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btab012
  • , , Analyzing matched sets of microbiome data using the LDM and PERMANOVA, Microbiome, 9, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-021-01034-9
  • , , A Bottom-up Approach to Testing Hypotheses That Have a Branching Tree Dependence Structure, with Error Rate Control, Journal of American Statistical Association (T&M), , DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2020.1799811
  • , , Testing hypotheses about microbiome using the linear decomposition model (LDM), Bioinformatics, 36, 4106-4115
  • , , PhredEM: a Phred-score-informed genotype- calling approach for next-generation sequencing studies, Genetic Epidemiology, 41, 375-387
  • , , Robust inference of population structure from next-generation sequencing data with systematic differences in sequencing, Bioinformatics, 34, 1157-1163
  • , , The impact of selection bias on estimation of subsequent event risk, Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, 10, e001616
  • , , Testing rare-variant association without calling genotypes allows for systematic differences in sequencing between cases and controls, PLoS Genetics, , https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1006040
  • , , A Likelihood-Based Framework for Association Analysis of Allele-Specic Copy Numbers, Journal of American Statistical Association, T&M, 109, 1533-1545
  • , , Integrative Analysis of Sequencing and Array Genotype Data for Discovering Disease Associations with Rare Mutations, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 112, 1019-1024
  • , , Proper use of allele-specific expression improves statistical power for cis-eQTL mapping with RNA-seq data, Journal of American Statistical Association (A&C), 110, 962-974
  • , , Meta-Analysis of Gene-Level Associations With Rare Variants Based on Single-Variant Statistics, American Journal of Human Genetics, 93, 236-248
  • , , eQTL mapping using RNA-seq data, Statistics in Biosciences, , doi:10.1007/s12561-012-9068-3
  • , , A General Framework for Studying Genetic Effects and Gene-Environment Interactions with Missing Data, Biostatistics, 11, 583-598
  • , , Analysis of Untyped SNPs: Maximum Likelihood and Imputation Methods, Genetic Epidemiology, 34, 803-815
  • , , Simple and Efficient Analysis of Disease Association with Missing Genotype Data, American Journal of Human Genetics, 82, 444-452