Min Chen

Associate Professor - Mathematical Sciences
972-883-4874
FO3704H
Tags: Mathematical Science

Professional Preparation

Postdoc
Yale Univeresity - 2010
Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin - 2006
M.A.
University of Pittsburgh - 1999
B.E.
University of Science & Technology of China - 1994

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Methodology of Statiscal Genomics & Bioinformatics Genome wide associate studies; eQTL mapping; Network based modeling; Next generation sequencing data analysis; cancer genetics/epigenetics; statiscal processing of genomic data
  • Bayesian Methods Integrative analysis; meta analysisl spatial modeling; model selection; statistical decision theory.
  • Sampling ranked set sample; judgement post-stratification

Publications

Chen, M., M. Zang, X. Wang, and G. Xiao (2013). A powerful Bayesian meta-analysis method to integrate multiple gene set enrichment studies. Bioinformatics 29(7), 862-869. PMID: 23418184. 2013 - Publication
Horikoshi, N., P. Kumar, G. Sharma, M. Chen, C. Hunt, K. Westover, S. Chowdhury, and T. Pandita (2013). Genome-wide distribution of histone H4 Lysine 16 acetylation sites and their relationship to gene expression. Genome Integrity 4(1), 3. PMID: 23587301. 2013 - Publication
Lim, J., M. Chen, S. Park, X. Wang, and L. Stokes (2013). Kernel Density Estimator from Ranked Set Samples. Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods. (In press). 2013 - Publication
Zhou, H., M. Chen, and D. Zhao (2013). Longitudinal MRI Evaluation of Intracranial Development and Vascular Characteristics of Breast Cancer Brain Metastases in a Mouse Model. PLoS ONE 8(4), e62238. PMID: 23638013. 2013 - Publication
Allen, J., Y. Xie, M. Chen, L. Girard, and G. Xiao (2012). Comparing statistical methods for constructing large scale gene networks. PLoS ONE 7(1), e29348. PMID: 22272232. 2012 - Publication
Han, T. W., M. Kato, S. Xie, L. C. Wu, H. Mirzaei, J. Pei, M. Chen, Y. Xie, J. Allen, G. Xiao, and S. L. McKnight (2012). Free formation of RNA granules: bound RNAs identify features and components of cellular assemblies. Cell 149(4), 768-779. PMID: 22579282. 2012 - Publication
Allen, J., S. Wang, M. Chen, L. Girard, J. Minna, Y. Xie, and G. Xiao (2012). Probe mapping across multiple microarray platforms. Briengs in Bioinformatics 13(5), 547-554. PMID: 22199380. 2012 - Publication
Wang, X., M. Chen, A. Khodursky, and G. Xiao (2012). Bayesian Joint Analysis of Gene Expression Data and Gene Functional Annotations. Statistics in Biosciences 4(2), 300-318. 2012 - Publication
Chen, M., J. Cho, and H. Zhao (2011). Detecting epistatic SNPs associated with complex diseases via a Bayesian classication tree search method. Annals of Human Genetics 75(1), 112-121. PMID: 21121902. 2011 - Publication
Chen, M. and J. Lim (2011). Estimating variances of strata in ranked set sampling. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 141(8), 2513-2518. 2011 - Publication

Appointments

Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center [2013–Present]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2013–Present]
Co-Director
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center [2011–2013]
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center [2010–2013]

Awards

Young Investigator Award - NIH [2013]

Additional Information

Professional Society Memberships
  • American Statistical Association
  • International Chinese Statistical Association
  • Bioinformatics Organization
Honors and Awards
  • 2006 David Bruton, Jr. Graduate School Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin (~10% students were nominated by the department annually)
  • 2006 R.L. Anderson Student Paper Award, Southern Regional Council on Statistics (SRCOS), ASA Summer Research Conference on Statistics
  • 2005-2006 University Continuing Tuition Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin (~10% students were nominated by the department annually)
  • 2005-2006 McCombs Business Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2004-2005 McCombs Business Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2004 Dean's Fellowship, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2002-2003 McCombs Business Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin
  • 1999 Best Junior Graduate Student Award, Dept of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh
  • 1992 Excellent Student Scholarship, University of Science & Technology of China