Alumni

Alyssa Frazee was a Ph.D. student in Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She built derfinder, ballgown and RSkittleBrewer, and she writes an awesome blog which has appeared on the front page of Hacker News. She is now a data scientist at Stripe.


Nick Carchedi was a masters student in Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He built swirl and helped build the Data Science Specialization. He is now a senior analyst for McKinsey & Company.


Hilary Parker (Ph.D. 2013) started as a Data Analyst at Etsy and has now moved to a position at Stitchfix. Together with Roger Peng she produces the podcast Not so Standard Deviations. She built frozen sva and wrote this blog post that was syndicated in New York Magazine!


Andrew Jaffe (Ph.D. 2011, advised by Dani Fallin) He built software for variably methylated regions and gene set bagging. He is now an Investigator at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development where he runs a group of computational genomics investigators and continues to collaborate with us in the Leek group.


Simina Boca (Ph.D. 2011, co-advised with Giovanni Parmigiani) is now Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center, Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics and Department of Oncology. She created methods for posterior estimation of gene-set level false discovery rates.