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


Zae Higgins

PhD student

Caprichia Jeffers

PhD student
  • Research Interests: meta-analysis, functional connectivity, Bayesian modeling

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Josh Lukemire

PhD Student
  • 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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Amit Verma

Senior Software Engineer

Yikai Wang

PhD Student

Mingrui Liang

Masters Student
  • Research Interests: Modeling and Imaging Statistics

Zhiping Qiu



Phebe Kemmer

Research Scientist at the Neuroscience Division of Eli Lilly and Company

Junhan Fang

PhD Student in Biostatistics at University of Waterloo

Subhadip Pal

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

Ran Shi

PhD Student, London School of Economics

Rajan Patel, PhD

Principle Engineer, Google

Gordana Derado, PhD

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

Shuo Chen, PhD

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

Alexandre Franco, PhD

Associate Professor, PUCRS

Lijun Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Penn State University
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Yize Zhao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, UNC Biostatistics and Imaging Analysis Lab (BIAS)

Wenqiong Xue, PhD

Senior Biostatistician, Boehringer Ingelheim

Tianyu Ding, MSPH

PhD student, University of Pittsburgh

Tian Dai, PhD



Ki Sueng Choi, PhD

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

Shella Keilholz

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

Helen Mayberg

Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University

Giuseppe Pagnoni

Assistant Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

J Douglas Bremner, MD

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

Tim Ely, BS

Supervisor/Research Specialist, Department of Psychiatry, Emory University

Xiaoping P. Hu, PhD

Director, Biomedical Imaging Technology Center (BITC), Emory University

Clinton Kilts, PhD

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

Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD

Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University

John Votaw, PhD

Professor, Departments of Radiology and Physics, Emory University

Hyunsuk Shim, PhD

Professor, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University

Tanja Jovanovic, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University
Director, Neurophysiology Laboratory

Jennifer McDowell

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