Associate Professor, Agricultural-Biosystems Engineering
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department
Lingling An, PhD, is an adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. An received her PhD in Statistics from Purdue University and joined the UA in 2008 as Assistant Professor of Biometry in Department of Ag & Biosystems Engineering.
Dr. An has extensive experience in collaborative research and methodological research in the areas of Statistical Bioinformatics, Genomics/Metagenomics, and Pattern recognition. Specifically, her research focuses on developing novel statistical methods and efficient computational algorithms to better utilize various types of massive data generated by high throughput biological technologies (e.g., next generation sequencing) to ask, answer, and disseminate biomedically interesting information in the quest to systematically understand the complex diseases, including cancer, aging, diabetes, and asthma.