Sunyoung Shin

Assistant Professor - Mathematical Sciences
Tags: statistical learning high-dimensional data analysis variable selection semiparametric models survival data analysis statistical genomics bioinformatics big-data integration epigenomics sequencing data analysis

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Statistics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 2014
M.S. - Statistics
Seoul National University - 2009
B.S. - Statistics
Seoul National University - 2007
B.A. - Economics
Seoul National University - 2007

Research Areas

Statistical learning
High-dimensional data analysis
Model selection
Statistical genomics and epigenomics
Semiparametric models
Survival data analysis


atSNP Search: a web resource for statistically evaluating influence of human genetic variation on transcription factor binding 2019 - Bioinformatics
atSNPInfrastructure, a case study for searching billions of records while providing significant cost savings over cloud providers 2018 - Proceedings of 32nd IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops
Annotation regression for genome-wide association studies with an application to Psychiatric Genomics Consortium data 2017 - Statistics in Biosciences
Ultra-widefield fundus autofluorescence in age-related macular degeneration 2017 - PLOS ONE
Predicting gene expression in massively parallel reporter assays: a comparative study  2017 - Human Mutation
Adaptive estimation with partially overlapping models 2016 - Statistica Sinica
atSNP: transcription factor binding affinity testing for regulatory SNP detection 2015 - Bioinformatics


Assistant Professor of Statistics
University of Texas at Dallas [2017–Present]
Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Wisconsin - Madison [2014–2017]