Current and Recent Teaching
Fall 2018: Applied Stochastic Processes, Math 607. Graduate math course covering stochastic processes from an advanced "user's" point of view. Student-transcribed notes are here
Fall 2018/Winter 2019: Advanced Biological Statistics, Bio 610. Hands-on course in data analysis and statistics, using R and targeted at bioinformatics. See the website for slides and course materials..
Spring 2018: Computational Statistics, Math 510. Introductory statistics course, using R.
Winter 2018: Advanced Biological Statistics, Bio 610. Hands-on course in data analysis and statistics, using R and targeted at bioinformatics. Slides on github.
Fall 2016 and Winter 2017: Statistical Methods, Math 425/525. Introductory statistics course with an emphasis on applied data analysis.
Workshops, talks, etcetera
Summer 2016: Helped organize the fifth Probabilistic Modeling in Genomics meeting, in Oxford, UK, with 150 people attending.
Spring, 2014 and 2016: Along with Matt Dean's lab, we hosted two editions of a local meeting for evolutionary genomicists, Southern California Evolutionary Genetics & Genomics, SCalE.
Spring 2015, USC: Introduction to Statistics for Biologists, BISC 305 (second half thereof). Slides and R code are found on github.
Spring 2014, USC: Introduction to Coalescent Theory, the first half of BISC 577A, an introduction combining eclectic readings and lecture for first-year computational biology students. My notes (work in progress) are on github.
Spring 2014, USC: Introduction to Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, BISC 478 (first third thereof). Homework assignments (also available on blackboard): hw 1, hw 2, hw 3, and hw 4 (the fake chromosomes to do this latter with are chrom1.fasta and chrom2.fasta.
Fall 2013, USC: Introduction to Statistics for Biologists, BISC 305 (second half thereof). Slides and R code are found on github.
Fall, 2010, UCB: Probability for Applications, a graduate course in probability.
Summer, 2008, UCB: Concepts in Probability, an upper-division undergraduate course in probability.
Spring, 2008, UCB: GSI and instructor for Stochastic Processes, Stat 150. Also, TA for Stochastic Analysis with Applications to Mathematical Finance, Stat 251.
Fall 2006 and 2007, UCB: helped co-ordinate Teaching Statistics with Demos, Activities, and Projects, Stat 98/198, whose students help with local public school statistics classes, and design classroom activities.