Current Position

Harvard University

RafaelIrizarry's Biolab

450 Brookline Ave, Boston 2215, USA


  • 2005: B.Sc. in Mathematics at Stanford University (USA)
  • 2010: M.Sc. in Statistics at Stanford University (USA)
  • 2010-2013: PhD studies at the IMPRS-CBSC supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Vingron and Dr. Stefan Haas


Scientific Interests

  • Applied Statistics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Microarray Expression Analysis

Publications from time as IMPRS fellow

  • SR Starick et al. (2015). ChIP-exo signal associated with DNA-binding motifs provide insights into the genomic binding of the glucocorticoid receptor and cooperating transcription factors. Genome Res., 25 (6): 825-35
  • H Hu et al. (2015). X-exome sequencing of 405 unresolved families identifies seven novel intellectual disability genes. Mol Psychiatry, [epub ahead of print]
  • J Ibn-Salem et al. (2014). Deletions of chromosomal regulatory boundaries are associated with congenital disease. Genome Biology, 15 (9): 423
  • R Sun, MI Love, T Zemojtel, AK Emde, HR Chung, M Vingron, S Haas (2012). Breakpointer: using local mapping artifacts to support sequence breakpoint discovery from single-end reads. Bioinformatics, 28 (7): 1024-5
  • MI Love, A Myšičková, R Sun, V Kalscheuer, M Vingron, SA Haas (2011). Modeling read counts for CNV detection in exome sequencing data. Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology, 10 (1): 52
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