CQS Faculty Members

Yu Shyr, Ph.D.
Harold L. Moses Chair in Cancer Research
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
Director, Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design (VANGARD)
Associate Director for Quantitative Sciences Integration, VICC
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, and Cancer Biology

Lynne Berry, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
Name and Job title(s) Phone Fax
Gregory D. (Dan) Ayers, M.S.
Senior Associate in Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
(615) 343-9180 (615) 936-2602
Andreas Berlind, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Physics and Astronomy Department

CQS Program Affiliation: None/Other
615-343-2184 615-343-7263
Lynne Berry, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
CQS Program Affiliation: Data Coordinating Service
Expertise: Data Coordinating Service
(615) 936-2502 (615) 936-2602
Jonathan D. Brown, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
615-936-1556 877-992-0593
Daniel W. Byrne, M.S.
Senior Associate in Biostatistics
Director of Quality Improvement and Program Evaluation

CQS Program Affiliation: Outcomes Research
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 322-4228 (615) 343-4924
John Anthony (Tony) Capra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Informatics

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics
(615) 343-3671 (615) 936-1427
Guanhua (Josh) Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics
(615) 343-3624 (615) 343-4924
Heidi Chen, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
(615) 936-7360 (615) 936-2602
Kimberly Dahlman, Ph.D.
Director, Innovative Translational Research Shared Resource
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Biology

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 936-6589 (615) 936-2911
Mary Dietrich, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Statistician
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry

CQS Program Affiliation: Outcomes Research
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 343-1620 (615) 343-5898
Irene Feurer, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Surgery and Biostatistics
Director of Quantitative Services, Vanderbilt Transplant Center

CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 322-8989 (615) 936-0435
Chris Fonnesbeck, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics

CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
(615) 936-0317
Todd Giorgio, Ph.D.
Chair of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Chemical Engineering

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 322-3756 (615) 343-7919
Amy J. Graves, S.M., M.P.H.
Assistant in Urologic Surgery
CQS Program Affiliation: Outcomes Research
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 343-4023
Scott Guelcher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 322-9097
Yan Guo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Technical Director for Bioinformatics, VANGARD

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
(615) 936-0816 (615) 936-2602
Jonathan Irish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology
CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 936-3460
Hakmook Kang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics

CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics
(615) 936-1378 (615) 936-2602
Tatsuki Koyama, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 936-1232 (615) 936-2602
Bennett Landman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
(615) 322-2338 (615) 343-6702
Thomas A. Lasko, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
615-936-5732
Ken S. Lau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 936-6859 (615) 936-5673
Bingshan Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
(615) 343-2451
Qi Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology
(615) 322-6618 (615) 936-2602
Jirong Long, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
(615) 343-6741 (615) 343-0719
Carlos F. Lopez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Cancer Biology
CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology
(615) 936-1311 (615) 936-1790
Sankaran Mahadevan, Ph.D.
John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director, NSF-IGERT Multidisciplinary Graduate Studies in Reliability and Risk Engineering and Management

CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Systems Biology
615-322-3040
H. Charles Manning, Ph.D.
Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
VICC Director of Cancer Imaging Research
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Molecular Probes and Molecular Imaging Research
Professor of Radiology, Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Neurosurgery, and Chemical and Physical Biology
Researcher

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
615-322-3793 615-322-0734
John A. McLean, Ph.D.
Stevenson Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology
co-Director, Automated Biosystems Core
Deputy Director, Vanderbilt Institute of Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Vanderbilt University

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 322-1195 (615) 343-1234
Gregor Neuert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacology
CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology
(615) 343-6404 (615) 322-7236
Sharon Phillips, MSPH
Assistant in Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Outcomes Research
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 343-1153 (615) 936-2602
Peter Pintauro, Ph.D.
H. Eugene McBrayer Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 343-3878 (615) 343-7951
Vito Quaranta, M.D.
Director, Center for Quantitative Systems Biology
Professor, Cancer Biology

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 936-2868 (615) 936-1190
Baxter P. Rogers, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Departments of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, Psychiatry, and Biomedical Engineering

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 343-4636
Quanhu “Tiger” Sheng, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Cancer Biology

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
615-936-0706 615-936-2602
Yu Shyr, Ph.D.
Harold L. Moses Chair in Cancer Research
Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
Director, Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design (VANGARD)
Associate Director for Quantitative Sciences Integration, VICC
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, Cancer Biology, and Health Policy

CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics
(615) 936-2572 (615) 936-2602
David S. Smith, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences
CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
(615) 936-5166
Thomas P. Stricker, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Director, Center for Advanced Laboratory Diagnostics
Associate Director, VANTAGE

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
(615) 343-4008
Zheng-Zheng (Jane) Tang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
615-322-2001 615-343-4924
Jing Teng, Ph.D.
Visiting Research Assistant Professor
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
(615) 875-9249 (615) 936-2502
Kasey C. Vickers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 936-2989 (615) 936-1872
Xiaojing Wang, Ph.D.
Research Instructor
Department of Biomedical Informatics

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Bioinformatics
(615) 322-8682
John P. Wikswo, Ph.D.
Gordon A. Cain University Professor
A.B. Learned Professor of Living State Physics
Director, Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Professor of Physics

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 343-4124 (615) 322-4977
Pingsheng Wu, Ph.D., M.S.
Research Associate Professor of Medicine & Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Outcomes Research
Expertise: Biostatistics, Outcomes Research
(615) 322-2001 (615) 343-4924
Yaomin Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics

CQS Program Affiliation: Bioinformatics
Expertise: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics
(615) 936-8199 (615) 936-2602
Fei Ye, PhD, MSPH
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
CQS Program Affiliation: Biostatistics
Expertise: Biostatistics
(615) 936-5169 (615) 936-2602
Jamey D. Young, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics (by courtesy)

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Systems Biology
(615) 343-4253 (615) 343-7951
Hui Yu, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Expertise: Bioinformatics
(615) 936-9689 (615) 936-2602
Jing Zhu, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery

CQS Program Affiliation: Systems Biology
Expertise: Bioinformatics, Systems Biology
(615) 322-5255 (615) 322-6174