Dr James Dowty

Dr Dowty is a biostatistician with 12 years of experience in developing and applying sophisticated statistical techniques to analyse family data. 

His research interests include segregation analysis, parent-of-origin effects, methylation array analysis, Mendelian randomization, information geometry, statistical model selection and machine learning.  He completed a PhD in pure mathematics in 2001 before retraining as a statistician and joining the field of biostatistics in 2004.  He was a recipient of the NHMRC-funded Australian Medical Bioinformatics Resource (AMBeR) Postdoctoral Fellowship in the years 2007-2009.  To improve his understanding of the cross-disciplinary field in which he works, he recently completed an MSc in biology.  

Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health,
University of Melbourne, Australia.
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