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Dr. Yuan Huang is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the College of Public Health, University of Iowa. She received her Ph.D. degree in Statistics at the Pennsylvania State University in 2015. Prior to joining University of Iowa, Dr. Huang was a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Biostatistics, Yale University, and Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center, Department of Veteran Affairs. Her research focuses on the development and application of statistical methods for high-dimensional data. Particular areas of interest include variable selection, high-dimensional hypothesis testing, and integrative analysis. Much of her work is motivated by cancer genomics data. Applications include pathway testing and marker identification associated with cancer etiology, prognosis, and progression, as well as large-scale network structure estimation. Beyond methodological research, she is actively involved in collaborative research on clinical trials, genetics, epidemiology, and other biomedical fields.