Faculty

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Yun-Xin Fu, PhD

Betty Wheless Trotter Professor

Biostatistics

Division: Biostatistics
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: 713-500-9813
Room Number: RAS E541

Research Interests:

  • Biostatistics
  • bioinformatics
  • molecular evolution
  • population genetics and computational biology
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Kayo Fujimoto, PhD

Assistant Professor

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Division: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: 713-500-9766
Room Number: UCT 2514

Research Interests:

  • Social network analysis
  • two-mode affiliation network analysis
  • categorical data analysis
  • adolescent substance use and risky health behavior
  • MSM networks
  • community coalitions
  • work organization
  • Japanese female labor market
  • and agent-based modeling
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James E. Hixson, PhD

Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: 713-500-9834
Room Number: RAS W422

Research Interests:

  • Molecular genetics of common diseases including cardiovascular disease
  • obesity
  • and diabetes
  • SNP discovery and analysis in population-based studies of common diseases
  • allelic effects on gene expression and protein function related to common diseases and measured risk factors.
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HuiQi Qu, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: 713-500-9950
Room Number: RAS E511

Research Interests:

  • Genetics and functional genomics of human complex diseases (e.g. tuberculosis
  • obesity
  • and diabetes).
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Beatrice J. Selwyn, ScD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Division: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Unaffiliated
Phone Number: 713-500-9272
Room Number: RAS E607

Research Interests:

  • Perinatal and pediatric epidemiology
  • international health
  • health survey methodology
  • rapid epidemiologic assessment methods
  • studies of the future of public health
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Momiao Xiong, PhD

Professor

Biostatistics

Division: Biostatistics
Center: Human Genetics Center
Phone Number: 713-500-9894
Room Number: RAS E439

Research Interests:

  • Computational systems biology
  • functional genomics
  • bioinformatics
  • genetic epidemiology
  • statistical genetics
  • pharmacogenetics
  • population genetics
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