Prof. Dr. Giusi Moffa new Assistant Professor in Statistics

Prof. Dr. Giusi Moffa, new Assistant Professor in Statistics joined the Mathematics Section 1 June 2019.

Giusi Moffa received her PhD in statistics from the University of Bristol in 2010 and then performed postdoctoral research in statistical bioinformatics at the Institute for Functional Genomics at the University of Regensburg. From 2014 to 2017, she was a senior statistician in clinical pharmacology for oncology at Novartis Pharma in Basel before joining the Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CEB). Early 2019, Giusi Moffa was a visiting scientist in the research group of Miguel HernĂ¡n at the Harvard School of Public Health. Since 2015, she has also been an honorary research associate in the Division of Psychiatry at University College London.

Giusi Moffa`s application-oriented and interdisciplinary work involves developing methods for clinical research, epidemiology and cancer genomics. Her methodological research revolves around causal inference and probabilistic graphical models for high dimensional data, with a particular emphasis on computational methods for Bayesian statistics.