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Timothy Thornton

Timothy Thornton
Timothy
A.
Thornton
Professor, Associate Chair of Education, and Graduate Program Director , Biostatistics
Robert Day Endowed Professor of Public Health
Adjunct Professor , Statistics
Affiliate Investigator, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Email
tathornt@uw.edu
Phone

F-646
1705 NE Pacific Street357232
357232
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

About

Dr. Thornton's research interest is in the area of statistical genetics, with an emphasis on statistical methodology for genetic association studies of complex traits in samples with relatedness, ancestry admixture, and/or population structure. He recently published  “Local ancestry at APOE modifies Alzheimer’s disease risk in Caribbean Hispanics" (2019) Alzheimers & Dementia 15:1524-1532. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2019.07.016.

Education
PhD
Statistics
University of Chicago
BS
Mathematics
Hampton University
Faculty Interests
Cancer Research
Computational Biology
Faculty Courses
2019-20 Academic Year