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Joseph Lucas

Joseph Lucas

Associate Research Professor

Dr. Lucas’s research is focused on analytics at the intersection of biology/medicine and large, complex sets of data. His statistical expertise includes variable selection, factor modeling, experimental design, and topic models. His domain expertise includes proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, personalized medicine, biosignature discovery and electronic health records. He has worked with collaborators on discoveries relating to cancer, infectious disease, radiation toxicity, and environmental exposure.

He obtained his doctorate in statistics from Duke University as well as a master's in both Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Brown University in Applied Math/Biology.


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