Awards/Honors/Major Services


Honors:

  • ICSA Outstanding Service Award (2020)
  • ASA Philadelphia Chapter Award in Research Excellence (2020)
  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2017)
  • Jane M. Glick Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania (2014)
  • Elected Fellow, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) (2013)
  • Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (ASA)(2008)
  • Elected Member, International Statistical Institute (ISI) (2008)
  • "Best Paper of the Year" in Genetic Epidemiology, International Genetics Epidemiology Society (1999)


Editorial Board:

  • Co-Editor-in-Chief, Statistics in Biosciences (SIB) (2017 - 2021).
  • Associate Editor, Journal of American Statistical Assocation (2003-2011)
  • Associate Editor, Statistics in Biosciences (SIBS) (2009 - 2017).
  • Associate Editor, Biometrics (2012 - present).
  • Associate Editor, Statistica Sinica (2014 - present).
  • Guest Editor, Special issue on Networks, Statistics in Biosciences (SIBS) (2012).


Special/Keynote Lectures

  • 2023 Theodore L. Badger Lecture, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston
  • 2022 Plenary Speaker, PKU Alumni Forum
  • 2021 Public Health Ground Round Speaker Series, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • 2021 Keynote Lecture, Leeds Annual Statistical Research Workshops, University of Leeds
  • 2020 John A. Lynch Lecture, University of Notre Dame.
  • 2019 Plenary Speaker, iBRIGHT 2019 Conference, MD Anderson Cancer Center.
  • 2019 Keynote Speaker, Inaugural Harvard Chan Microbiome Symposium
  • 2019 Keynote Speaker, The 8th International Workshop on Compositional Data Analysis (CoDaWork 2019)
  • 2018 Special Lecture, Big Data Training for Translational Omics Research, Purdue University.
  • 2017 Gordon C Ashton Memorial Lecture, 13th Guelph Annual Biomathematics and Biostatistics Symposium, Canada
  • 2014 Keynote Speaker, Symposium on Personalized Medicine - Emerging Technologies and Microbiome Research, Medical University Graz, Austria
  • 2012 Keynote Speaker, Workshop on Data Mining for NGS Analysis, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM 2012)
  • 2009 Myra Samuels Memory Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Purdue University.