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Min Zhang

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Email: minzhang@purdue.edu
Office: MATH 516 Map
Phone: (765) 496-7921
Fax: (765) 494-0558
Homepage: Homepage
Professor of Statistics

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MD Hebei Medical University 1992
M.S. Lanzhow Medical College Physiology 1995
Ph.D. Beijing Medical University, Neuroscience Research 1998
M.S. Cornell University Biometry 2003
Ph.D. Cornell University Biological Statistics and Computational Biology 2005

Research Interests

Statistical methods, biostatistics, bioinformatics, Bayesian statistics, physician profiling in managed health care

Teaching Interests



Purdue Research Foundation

Selected Publications

L. Guan, Q. Wangy, L. Wangy, B. Wu, Y. Chen, F. Liu, F. Ye, T. Zhang, K. Li, B. Yan, C. Lu, L. Su, G. Jin, H. Wang, H. Tian, L. Wang, Z. Chen, Y. wang, J. Chen, Y. Yuan, W. Cong, J. Zheng, J. Wang, X. Xu, H. Liu, W. Xiao, C. Han, Y. Zhang, F. Jia, X. Qiao, Genetic Research on Schizophrenia Network-China and Netherland (GREAT-CN), D. Zhang, M. Zhang*, H. Ma*. (* co-corresponding authors, 2016). Common variants on 17q25 and gene-gene interactions conferring risk of schizophrenia in Han Chinese population and regulating gene expression in human brain. Molecular Psychiatry. 21(9): 1244-1250.

Zhang M, Hua L, Zhai W, Zhao Y. (2016). Novel computational approaches and applications in cancer research. BioMed Research International. Editorial.

C. Shiy, Z. Zheng, Q. Wangy, C. Wang, D. Zhang, M. Zhang*, P. Chan*, and X. Wang*. (*co-corresponding authors, 2016). Exploring clinical pro_les of Parkin- son's disease: An association study. PloS ONE. 11(6): e0155758. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155758.

E. Neumann, H. Mehboob, J. Ramirez, S. Mirkov, M Zhang, W. Liu. (2016). Age-dependent hepatic UDP-glucuronosyltransferase gene expression and activity in children. Frontiers in Pharmacology, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2016.00437

P. Reyes-Fernandez, R. A. Replogle, L. Wangy, M. Zhang, J. C. Fleet. (2016). Novel genetic loci control calcium absorption and femur bone mass as well as their response to low calcium intake in male BXD recombinant inbred mice. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 31(5): 994-1002.

J. C. Fleet, R. A. Replogle, P. Reyes-Fernandez, L. Wangy, M. Zhang, E. L. Clinkenbeard, and K. E. White. (2016) Gene-by-diet interactions affect serum 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D levels in male BXD recombinant inbred mice. Endocrinology. 157(2): 470-481.

V. Pungpapongy, M. Zhang, D. Zhang (2015). An iterated conditional modes/medians algorithm for empirical Bayes selection of massive variables. Electronic Journal of Statistics. 9(1): 1243-1266.

Y. Liny, M. Zhang, D. Zhang (2015) Generalized orthogonal-components regres- sion for high-dimensional generalized linear models. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis. 88: 119-127.

C. Cheny, L. Deng, S. Wei, G. A. N. Gowda, H. Gu, G. Chiorean, M. Zaid, M. Har- rison, J. Pekny, P. Loehrer, D. Zhang, M. Zhang*, D. Raftery*. (2015). Exploring metabolic pro_le differences between colorectal polyp patients and controls using seemingly unrelated regression. Journal of Proteome Research. 14(6): 2492-2499.

L. Wangy, S. Athinarayanan, G. Jiang, N. Chalasani, M. Zhang, W. Liu. (2015). Fatty acid desaturase (FADS1) gene polymorphisms control human hepatic lipid composition. Hepatology. 61: 119-128.

M. Zhang, D.Zhang, M. T., Wells (2010). Generalized thresholding estimators for high-dimensional location parameters. Statistica Sinica, 20, 911-926.

M. Zhang, Y. Lin, L. Wang, V. Pungpapong,J. C. Fleet, and D. Zhang. (2009). Case-control genome-wide association study of rheumatoid arthritis from GAW16 using POCRE-LDA. BMC Proceedings. 3(Suppl 7), S17.

Y. Lin, M. Zhang,L. Wang, V. Pungpapong, J. C. Fleet, and D. Zhang. (2009). Simultaneous genome-wide association studies of anti-CCP in rheumatoid arthritis using penalized orthogonal-components regression. BMC Proceedings, 3 (Suppl 7), S20.

Y. Mechref, A., Hussein, S. Bekesova, V. Pungpapong, M. Zhang, L. Dobroleck, R. Hickey, Z. Hammoud, M.Novotny. (2009). Quantitative Serum Glycomics of Esophageal denocarcinoma, and Other Esophageal Disease Onsets. Journal of Proteome Research, 8(6),656-66.

L. Zeng, G. Salvendy, M. Zhang. (2009). Factor structure ofweb site creativity. Computers in Human Behavior, 25(2), 568-577.

M. Zhang, D.Zhang, M. T., Wells (2008). Variable selection with large p small n regression models: mapping QTL with epistasis. BMC Bioinformatics, 9, 251.

D. Zhang, X.Huang, F. E. Regnier and M. Zhang (2008). Two-dimensional correlation optimized warping algorithm for aligning GCXGC-MS data. Analytical Chemistry, 80(8), 2664-2671.

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