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StatGen members awarded NIH CEGS Award

StatGen members and collaborators awarded multimillion dollar NIH CEGS award for innovative project, The Duke…

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StatGen director Andrew Allen, Ph.D., professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, collaborated with researchers at the…

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The Duke Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics unites researchers from the quantitative disciplines with a focus on genetics and genomics.

Bridging gaps, the Duke Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics (StatGen) optimizes collaborations by building on research interests of faculty, investigators and students spanning Duke University, including departments, centers and institutes affiliated with the Duke University School of Medicine, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences and Pratt School of Engineering.

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Admixture mapping

Admixed populations, e.g., Hispanics and African Americans, have historically been understudied in genetic studies of…

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Functional impact of non-coding variation

Methods for annotating coding variants for their functional impact on the gene within they are…

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Mutation detection in complex mixtures

Detecting mutations using next generation sequencing data can be particularly difficult when the sample being…

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Opportunities for Collaboration

The members of StatGen share research interests in developing and applying statistical methodology – in disciplines related to genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, computational biology and statistics. Explore our website to learn more about the active working groups and current research projects, as well as the people affiliated with the center. See Open Positions for a list of current employment opportunities or send us an email at statgen@duke.edu for more information about opportunities to collaborate.