BS in Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
PhD in Biostatistics, University of Colorado Health Science Center (currently Colorado School of Public Health), Denver, CO
American Statistical Association
International Biometric Society
Research Society on Alcoholism
Genetics of substance use disorders
Multi-omics data integration
Statistical methods and bioinformatics techniques for studying complex genetic traits
Transcriptomics and systems genetics
Publications and Presentations
Rudra P, Shi WJ, Russell P, Vestal B, Tabakoff B, Hoffman P, Kechris K, Saba L. Predictive modeling of miRNA-mediated predisposition to alcohol-related phenotypes in mouse. BMC Genomics. 2018 Aug 29;19(1):639.
Lusk R, Saba LM, Vanderlinden LA, Zidek V, Silhavy J, Pravenec M, Hoffman PL, Tabakoff B. Unsupervised, Statistically Based Systems Biology Approach for Unraveling the Genetics of Complex Traits: A Demonstration with Ethanol Metabolism. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 Jul;42(7):1177-1191.
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences