Bruce S Weir

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Professor
Biostatistics
Adjunct Professor
Genome Sciences
Director
Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics
Director
Institute for Public Health Genetics
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PhD
Statistics
North Carolina State University
1968
BSc(HONS)
Mathematics
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1965

Weir develops statistical methodology for genetic data with an emphasis on allelic dependencies, population structure, disease associations and relationships, and the use of genetic data for human identification. His most recent publication is ``Detection and quantification of inbreeding depression for complex traits from SNP data.'' Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114:8602-8607, 2017.

2019-20 Academic Year
Faculty Research Interests
Forensic Genetics
PhD
Statistics
North Carolina State University
1968
BSc(HONS)
Mathematics
University of Canterbury, New Zealand
1965

Weir develops statistical methodology for genetic data with an emphasis on allelic dependencies, population structure, disease associations and relationships, and the use of genetic data for human identification. His most recent publication is ``Detection and quantification of inbreeding depression for complex traits from SNP data.'' Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114:8602-8607, 2017.

Faculty Research Interests
Forensic Genetics