Elizabeth Schifano, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Schifano is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at UConn. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from Cornell University in 2010. Before joining UConn, she spent two years at Harvard School of Public Health as postdoctoral research fellow in Biostatistics. Dr. Schifano's broad research interests are in developing statistical methods for genomic, public health and medical data, with specific expertise and interests in statistical genomics, genetic epidemiology, genome-wide association studies, epigenetics, high dimensional and correlated data, shrinkage estimation, big data analytics and variable selection.

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