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Yujin Chung
Mathematics and Statistics
Assistant Professor

Office: 306 Parker

Phone: 334-844-6587
E-Mail: yzc0096



PhD., University of Wisconsin at Madison

Professional Employment

Assistant Professor, Auburn University
2017 - Present
Research Assistant Professor, Temple University
2016 - 2017
Postdoctoral Fellow, Temple University
2013 - 2016

Professional Activities

Member of:
The American Statistical Association
The International Society for Bayesian Analysis
The Society for the Study of Evolution
The Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Bayesian analysis
  • Statistical methods in molecular evolution
  • Biostatistics/Bioinformatics

Selected Publications

  • Yujin Chung, Jody Hey (2017). Bayesian Analysis of Evolutionary Divergence with Genomic Data Under Diverse Demographic Models. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 34 (6), 1517-1528.
  • Jody Hey, Yujin Chung, Arun Sethuraman (2015). On the occurrence of false positives in tests of migration under an isolation with migration model. Molecular Ecology, 24(20), 5078-5083.
  • Yujin Chung, Nicole T. Perna, C ́ecile An ́e (2013). Computing the joint distribution of tree shape and tree distance for gene tree inference and recombination detection. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. 10(5):1263-74
  • Yujin Chung, C ́ecile An ́e (2011). Comparing two Bayesian methods for gene tree/species tree reconstruction: A simulation with incomplete lineage sorting and horizontal gene transfer. Systematic Biology. 60(3): 261-275

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Last updated: 12/08/2017