I won an internal funding award from UM: 2023 Copeland Foundation Project Initiative Award, University of Miami.
New publication in Annals of Surgery with Dr. Siva Raja and Dr. Hemant Ishwaran. Raja, S., Rice, T. W., Lu, M., Semple, M. E., Blackstone, E. H., Murthy, S. C., Ahmad, U., McNamara, M., Toth, A. J., Ishwaran, H. Adjuvant Therapy after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Esophageal Cancer: Who Needs It? Annals of Surgery. (in press).
New publication in Nursing Research with Dr. Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda and Dr. Brian Mccabe. Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., McCabe, B., Nagy, G., Stafford, A., Lisvel, M., Lu, M., Felsman, R., Rocha-Goldberg, P., & Cervantes, R. Acculturative Stress, Resilience and a Syndemic Factor among Latinx Immigrants. Nursing Research. (in press).
The BST 625 class is in person/zoom. The size of the class has kept expanding. I will teach from Oct 17 to Dec 5.
New publication in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) with Dr. Hülya Yürekli and Dr. Okan Bulut. Yurekli H, Yiğit E.O., Bulut O., Lu M. and Ersoy Öz E. (2022). Exploring Factors that Affect Student Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparison of Data Mining Approaches[url]
31st International Statistics Symposium, National University of Colombia, Manizales, Colombia, Aug 29 -- Sep 2, 2022.
Review Editor, Frontiers in Genetics, Statistical Genetics and Methodology (invitated by Dr. Li-Xuan Qin)
Meetings in International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) section on Emerging Topics in Statistical Learning for Biomedical Data, Gainesville, FL, June 19–22, 2022. rehearsal video
I served as a dissertation committee member for two PhD candidates in Biostatistics, Naiyuan Zhang and Jiangnan Lyu.
I served as a guest associate editor of Frontiers in Education for the research topic – Machine Learning Applications in Educational Studies
I won an internal funding award from UM: Department of Public Health Sciences 2022 Copeland Foundation Award, University of Miami.
I won an internal funding award from UM: Relief Funding Award,the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship and the Office of Faculty Affairs, University of Miami.
My book chapter on tree variable selection for microbiome data was published.
The BST 625 class is in person/zoom. I will teach from Oct 11 to Dec 1.
I release the new version of metavcov; I develop and maintain the R package.
I develop and maintain the website and coauthor its 14 vignettes.