Jingyi Jessica Li
- Professor in the Department of Statistics, Department of Human Genetics, and Department of Biomathematics
Jingyi Jessica Li is a Professor in three UCLA departments: Statistics, Human Genetics, and Biomathematics. She has made a significant impact in her field and recently won the 2023 International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) Overton Prize. Dr. Li’s 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.