Hemant Tiwari, PhD

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Dr. Tiwari received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana. While being a faculty at the University of Maine, he got interested in statistical genetics, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Statistical Genetics under Prof. Robert C. Elston in the Department of Biometry and Genetics at Louisiana State University Medical center, New Orleans and at the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Subsequently, he worked as a faculty member in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University. In January 2002, he joined as a faculty in the Department of Biostatistics (Section on Statistical Genetics) at UAB. Currently, he is William “Student: Sealy Gosset Professor in Biostatistics in the School of Public Health at UAB. His current research interests include Genetic Linkage Analysis, Disequilibrium Mapping, Genome-Wide Association Studies, Copy number variations (CNVs) Structural variations (SV), Epigenetics, Pharmacogenetics/ Pharmacogenomics, Gene expression, Exome sequencing, Pathway and network analysis, Bioinformatics, Metabolomics, and Population Genetics. He has extensive record of productive collaborations in searching for genes for obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE, Stroke, Cancer, and Multiple Sclerosis, to name few.

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