Geno Guerra

Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California, San Francisco
Year Graduated: 
2019
Statistics Ph.D. Program
B.S., Economics, Arizona State University, 2012
B.A., Mathematics, Arizona State University, 2012
Ph.D., Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2019
Email: 
gaguerra [at] berkeley [dot] edu
Primary Research Area: 
Applied & Theoretical Statistics
Sub-Focus: 
Applied Statistics, Bioinformatics/Biostatistics
Dissertation: 
Statistical Inference under the Multispecies Coalescent: Methods and Theory
Dissertation Advisor: 
Rasmus Nielsen

Broadly, I am interested in the role of statistics as applied to genetics. My work focuses on inferring population level and inter-species level evolutionary histories from modern day DNA using coalescent theory.