Core Faculty

Ying Guo

Associate Professor and CBIS Director
  • Research Interests: Imaging Statistics, Independent Component Analysis, Brain connectivity, Multimodal neuroimaging, Imaging-based prediction methods, Agreement and Reliability Methods

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Suprateek Kundu

Assistant Professor

Benjamin Risk

Assistant Professor
  • Research Interests: Statistics for neuroimaging, spatiotemporal processes, multivariate statistics, independent component analysis, MRI, simultaneous multislice acquisition, imaging genetics

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Affiliated Faculty

F. DuBois Bowman

Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, Founding Director of CBIS

Jian Kang

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Brani Vidakovic

Professor, Georgia Tech


Lin Ge

PhD Student
  • Research Interests: Independent Component Analysis, Imaging Statistics

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Josh Lukemire

PhD Candidate
  • Research Interests: Independent Component Analysis, Graphical Models, Optimal Design of Experiments

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Jin Ming

PhD Student
  • Research Interests: Imaging Statistics, graphical models

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Raphiel J. Murden

PhD Candidate

Lingyi Peng

MSPH Student

Liwei Wang

MSPH Student

Yikai Wang

PhD Candidate


Shuo Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NACS) Graduate Program

Tianyu Ding, MSPH

PhD student, University of Pittsburgh

Tian Dai, PhD


Junhan Fang

PhD Student in Biostatistics at University of Waterloo

Alexandre Franco, PhD

The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

Zae Higgins

Research Scientist, Eli Lilly and Company

Caprichia Jeffers

Data Scientist, JPMorgan Chase
  • Research Interests: meta-analysis, functional connectivity, Bayesian modeling

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Phebe Kemmer

Research Scientist at the Neuroscience Division of Eli Lilly and Company

Mingrui Liang

PhD Student, Rice
  • Research Interests: Modeling and Imaging Statistics

Subhadip Pal

Tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics at the University of Louisville

Rajan Patel, PhD

Principle Engineer, Google

Gordana Derado, PhD

Mathematical Statistician, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Zhiping Qiu

National Huaqiao University

Ran Shi

PhD Student, London School of Economics

Amit Verma


Lijun Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor, Penn State University

Yize Zhao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Yale

Wenqiong Xue, PhD

Senior Biostatistician, Boehringer Ingelheim


J Douglas Bremner, MD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University
Director, Emory Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit

Ki Sueng Choi, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University

Tim Ely, BS

Supervisor/Research Specialist, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University

Xiaoping P. Hu, PhD

Professor and Chair, Bioengineering, UC Riverside

Tanja Jovanovic, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience , Wayne State University
Director, Neurophysiology Laboratory

Shella Keilholz

Assistant Professor and Principal Investigator of the MIND Lab
Georgia Tech and Emory University

Clinton Kilts, PhD

Director, Brain Imaging Research Center, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

James Lah, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Emory University

Longchuan Li, PhD

Assistant Professor, Marcus Autism Center, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

Helen Mayberg

Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jennifer McDowell

Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
Behavioral and Brain Sciences Program, BioImaging Research Center

Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD

Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University

Giuseppe Pagnoni

Assistant Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Deqiang Qiu, PhD

Program Director, MRI Imaging, Center for Systems Imaging Core, Emory University

Hyunsuk Shim, PhD

Professor and Crocker Family Chair in Cancer Innovation, Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University

Jennifer Stevens, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University

John Votaw, PhD

Professor, Departments of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University