Jingyi Jessica Li
- Associate Professor at the Department of Statistics, Department of Human Genetics, and Department of Biomathematics
Jingyi ‘Jessica’ Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and the Department of Human Genetics and Department of Biomathematics at UCLA. Prior to joining UCLA, Dr. Li obtained her Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she worked with Profs Peter J. Bickel and Haiyan Huang. Her research focuses on the junction of statistics and biology.
Statistical Modeling to Quantitate the Central Dogma
Prof. Jingyi Jessica Li from UCLA Statistics will talk about how she used statistics to quantify the central dogma of biology: DNA becomes RNA, and RNA becomes protein.