Dept. of Biostatistics
School of Public Health

Contact Information:

Office Address: RPHB 317F
Phone: 205-934-4924
Websites: Dept. of Biostatistics Faculty Page
Section on Statistical Genetics Faculty Page


Shaoyang Normal University, China
BS, Mathematics, 1983

Zhejiang University, China
MS, Biostatistics, 1988

Nanjing Foresty University, China
PhD, Quantitative and Population Genetics, 1996

Post-Graduate Training:

University of California, Riverside
Postdoctoral Fellow, Statistical Genetics/Genomics, 1998-2001

Research Description:

Dr. Yi’s research interests include statistical genetics, Bayesian statistics, model selection, and Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithms. He is particularly interested in the development of statistical and computational methods for identifying multiple interacting genes for complex traits.


DRC Membership Category:

Senior Scientist