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Liang Liu

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Graduate Coordinator for Advising
  • Ph.D., Biostatistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2006
  • M.S., Statistics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2005
  • M.S., Neuroscience, The Capital University of Medicine, Beijing, China, 2000
  • B.S., Clinical Medicine, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China, 1995
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My research interests include phylogenetics, modeling biological data, statistical analysis of molecular data, and parallel computing. I am particularly interested in reconstructing species phylogenies from multilocus sequences.

I and my colleagues have developed several phylogenetic methods for estimating the evolutionary history of species.

Events featuring Liang Liu

The desire to infer the evolutionary history of a group of species (species tree) should be more viable now that a considerable amount of multilocus molecular data is available. In this talk, I will introduce three statistical methods for reconstructing species trees under the multispecies coalescent model. The Bayesian method can estimate the topology, species…

Articles Featuring Liang Liu

The Department of Statistics congratulates Mark Werner on his promotion to Senior Lecturer and Liang Liu on his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure! We are so happy to have these two distinguished academics represent our department. 

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