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Arindam RoyChoudhury

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Arindam RoyChoudhury, PhD, has primary research interest in bioinformatics, focusing on phylogenetics, population genetics and complex system modeling of gerontological data.
Education & Training:

    PhD, 2006, University of Washington, Seattle

    MS, 2002, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

    BS, 2000, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India


University Affiliations:

  • The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center  Clinical Member
Honors and Awards:
  • Calderone Junior Faculty Prize, 2013-2014
  • Selected Editorial Boards

    • Evolutionary Bioinformatics
Selected Publications:
  • RoyChoudhury A. Approximate Likelihood Estimation of Divergence Time Range Using a Coalescent-based Model Evolutionary Bioinformatics 2013; 9: 499-509
  • RoyChoudhury A., Dam T.L., Varadhan R., Xue Q., Fried L.P. Analyzing Feed-Forward Loop Relationship in Aging Phenotypes: Physical Activity and Physical Performance. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 2014 In Press
  • RoyChoudhury A. Identifiability of a coalescent-based population tree model Journal of Applied Probability 2014 In Press
  • RoyChoudhury A. and Thompson E.A. Ascertainment correction for a population tree via a pruning algorithm for likelihood computation Theor. Popul. Biol. 81 59-65 2012
  • RoyChoudhury A. Loss of rare recessive lethal alleles due to consanguineous marriages in inbred populations JBMBS 2 121 2011
  • RoyChoudhury A. and Wakeley J. Sufficiency of the number of segregating sites in the limit under finite-sites mutation Theor. Pop. Biol. DOI: 10.1016/j.tpb.2010.05.003 2010
  • *Zanders S., *Ma X., *RoyChoudhury A., Hernandez R. D., Demogines A., Barker B., Gu Z., Bustamante C. D. and Alani E., *:joint first authors Detection of heterozygous mutations in the genome of mismatch repair defective diploid yeast using a Bayesian approach Genetics DOI:10.1534/genetics.110.120105 2010
  • RoyChoudhury A. Composite likelihood-based inferences on genetic data from dependent loci. Journal of Mathematical Biology DOI: 10.1007/s00285-010-0329-9 2010
  • RoyChoudhury A., Felsenstein J. and Thompson E. A. A two-stage pruning algorithm for likelihood computation for a population tree. Genetics 180 1095-1105 2008
  • RoyChoudhury A. and Stephens M. Fast and accurate estimation of the population-scaled mutation rate theta from microsatellite genotype data Genetics 176 1363-1366 2007

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