Arindam RoyChoudhury

Arindam RoyChoudhury

Arindam RoyChoudhury

Assistant Professor


722 W 168th St., 6th Floor
New York NY 10032



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


PhD, 2006, University of Washington, Seattle
MS, 2002, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
BS, 2000, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

Editorial Boards

Evolutionary Bioinformatics

Columbia Affiliations

Clinical Member, The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Honors & Awards

Calderone Junior Faculty Prize, 2013-2014

Select 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, Willis A, Bunge A. Consistency of a phylogenetic tree maximum likelihood estimator. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 2015 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

Bryant D., Bouckaert R., Felsenstein J., Rosenberg N.A. and RoyChoudhury A. Inferring Species Trees Directly from Biallelic Genetic Markers: Bypassing Gene Trees in a Full Coalescent Analysis Molecular Biology and Evolution 10.1093/molbev/mss086 2012

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

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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