Iuliana Ionita-Laza

Department of Biostatistics
Columbia University

Irina Hannah


Statistical genomics. My main research interests lie at the interface between statistics and genomics. I am particularly interested in developing statistical and machine learning methods for the analysis of high-dimensional genetic and functional genomics data. I am also involved in applications of such methods to understand the genetic basis of complex diseases and traits, including autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.

Genomics Seminar (2022-2023)


Statistical methods for the analysis of whole-genome sequencing data

Working papers

Selected Publications


I am the principal investigator of the following grants:

Some professional activities

- I am an associate editor for Biometrics, and Statistics in Biosciences.

- I am a regular member of the Genomics, Computational Biology and Technology Study Section [GCAT].

- Recent workshops I co-organized SAGES (Penn, June 2015-present), Oberwolfach Workshop in Statistical Genomics (Germany, 2015), BIRS workshop on genomics and microbiome (Banff, February 2019), BIRS workshop on deep learning methods in genomics (Kelowna, British Columbia, 2022)

Openings: I am recruiting postdocs/students. Please email me (ii2135@columbia.edu) if interested.