Academic Editor

Goo Jun


I am currently an assistant professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. I work on statistical genetics, computational biology, bioinformatics, and sequence data analysis. With backgrounds in machine learning and data mining, my research is focused on development of computational and statistical methods for analysis of massive data to understand genetics and biology of complex traits. I have been working on the analysis of large-scale next-generation sequencing data, for which I developed statistical models and software pipelines for detecting sample contamination, variant discovery, machine-learning based variant filtering, and genotyping of structural variations. I also work on genetics of diabetes, obesity, and related traits and study of metabolomic and microbiome compositions related to genetics of common and complex traits.

Bioinformatics Computational Biology Computational Science Computer Vision Data Mining & Machine Learning Diabetes & Endocrinology Epidemiology Genetics Genomics Mathematical Biology Medical Genetics Statistics

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Assistant Professor

University of Texas Health Center at Houston
October 2014
Human Genetics Center


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