Timothy A. Thornton

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Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Biostatistics
Robert Day Endowed Professor of Public Health
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PhD
Statistics
University of Chicago
2005
BS
Mathematics
Hampton University
1998

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 “Admixture mapping in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos reveals regions of genetic associations with blood pressure traits.” PLoS One 12:e0188400, 2017.

Co-Investigator
2019-20 Academic Year
Faculty Research Interests
Cancer Research
Computational Biology
PhD
Statistics
University of Chicago
2005
BS
Mathematics
Hampton University
1998

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 “Admixture mapping in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos reveals regions of genetic associations with blood pressure traits.” PLoS One 12:e0188400, 2017.

2019-20 Academic Year
Faculty Research Interests
Cancer Research
Computational Biology