Stephanie Hicks, PhD

Stephanie Hicks is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics (https://www.jhsph.edu/departments/biostatistics/) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (https://www.jhsph.edu). Her research interests focus around developing statistical methods, tools and software for the analysis of genomics data. Specifically, her research addresses statistical challenges in epigenomics, single-cell genomics and spatial transcriptomics such as the pre-processing, normalization, analysis of noisy high-throughput data leading to an improved quantification and understanding of biological variability. She actively contributes software packages to Bioconductor (https://bioconductor.org) and is involved in teaching courses for data science and the analysis of genomics data. She is also a faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Data Science Lab (https://jhudatascience.org), co-host of [The Corresponding Author](https://twitter.com/CorrespondAuth) podcast and co-founder of R-Ladies Baltimore (https://rladies-baltimore.github.io). For more information, please see http://www.stephaniehicks.com