Texas A&M University statistician Bani K. Mallick is using his extensive expertise in Bayesian statistics to fight cancer by developing new statistical models and methods designed to merge two vital informational areas: cancer-related data and analysis. (Credit: Shutterstock.)

Texas A&M Statistician Applies Bayesian Expertise to Big Data Genomics and Cancer

Mar 22, 2016
"The world of bioinformatics and big data are joining together to discover innovative ways to integrate knowledge for cancer treatments. This project will create a wide assortment of novel methods for better integrating data across platforms so that we can effectively obtain a much more complete understanding of cancer characteristics and behavior and thereby improve its prevention, prediction and treatment."
Dr. Bani K. Mallick, Texas A&M statistician