Ph.D. Student Profile

Xutong Zhao, B.S., M.S.

  • Doctoral Candidate
  • Cognate: Biostatistics


  • M.S. Biostatistics, University of Michigan (2015)
  • B.S.  Statistics, Fudan University (2013)

Research Interests & Projects

My research focuses on developing statistical methods to investigate the genetic basis of human complex disease. The projects I am currently working on are:

  • Modeling misclassified phenotype in electronic health records by examining genotype information
  • Identifying genetic relatives without compromising privacy
  • Whole genome sequencing analysis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease