W. Evan Johnson

Current Position:

Associate Professor of Medicine and Biostatistics

Division of Computational Biomedicine

Department of Medicine

Boston University School of Medicine


Ph.D. Biostatistics, Harvard University, 2007
M.A. Biostatistics, Harvard University, 2006
M.S. Statistics, Brigham Young University, 2003
B.S. Mathematics, Southern Utah University, 2002


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Research Interests:

Our lab is focused on the development and application of statistical methods for the analysis of data from genomic technologies and in applying these in novel ways.

Our statistical interests include Bayesian methods, factor analysis and structural equations models, Hidden Markov models, dynamic programming, nonparametric regression, mixture models, high-performance and parallel computing, Bayesian networks.

Our applied interests are currently focused on precision precision genomic medicine, metagenomics, infectious disease diagnostics, batch effects, genomic data analysis, tumor heterogeneity and cancer research.