Janet Sinsheimer

Professor of Biostatistics, Biomathematics, & Human Genetics
Interim Chair, Department of Biomathematics

Tel: 
(310) 825-3460 or (310) 825-8002
Fax: 
(310) 825-8685
Office: 

Room 5213 Life Sciences Building
Department of Biomathematics
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772

or

5357C Gonda Research Building
Department of Human Genetics
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772

Education: 
  • Sc.B. Chemistry (1979) Brown University
  • M.A. Biochemistry (1985) Brandeis University
  • M.S. Biomathematics (1988) UCLA
  • Ph.D. Biomathematics (1994) UCLA
Research Interests: 

My research interests are in the statistical modeling of genetic and evolutionary data. In particular, I have been interested in the inference of evolutionary relationships using nucleotide sequence data and in statistical methods for locating disease genes.

Courses: 
  • Biostat M237 Applied Genetic Modeling
  • Biostat M272 Theoretical Genetic Modeling