• Rev. Dr. Gabriel J. Odom is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Biostatistics at Florida International University’s Stempel College of Public Health. He is a statistician and data scientist with primary research area in software, algorithms, and methods for high-dimensional and high-throughput (-omics) data. His current research applications are in the areas of multi-omics integration, pathway clustering, and genome-wide / epigenome-wide analyses, and he publishes open-source software packages related to these applications through the Bioconductor project. Dr. Odom completed his doctoral work in statistical science at Baylor University in 2017 under Prof. Dean M. Young and Prof. Amanda S. Hering. He completed his postdoctoral training in biostatistics in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Biostatistics at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine under Prof. Steven Chen and Prof. Lily Wang in 2019. He is also an ordained and active Eastern-rite (Maronite) Catholic presbyter.

research interests

  • High-Dimensional Statistics, Statistical Genetics, R/Bioconductor Package Development, Data Science, Matrix Theory, Bayesian Statistics, Spatial/Time Series.

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full name

  • Gabriel Odom