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Xiaowei Wu

Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. Statistics, Rice University 2010
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, China 2003
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Wuhan University, China 1997
  • STAT 4984/5984G, Advanced Statistical Genomics, Spring 2013
  • STAT 4714, Probability and Statistics for Electrical Engineers, Fall 2012

  • Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics
  • Branching Processes and Population Dynamics
  • Bayesian and Computational Statistics

  • Wu, X. and Kimmel, M. (2013). Modeling neutral evolution using infiniteallele Markov branching processes. International Journal of Stochastic Analysis, Volume 2013, Article ID 963831.
  • Wu, X. and Kimmel, M. (2010). A note on the path to extinction of critical Markov branching processes. Statistics & Probability Letters, 80, 263–269.
  • Wu, X., Strome, E. D., Meng, Q., Hastings, P. J., Plon, S. E. and Kimmel, M. (2009). A robust estimator of mutation rates. Mutation Research, 661, 101–109.
  • Strome, E. D., Wu, X., Kimmel, M. and Plon, S. E. (2008). Heterozygous screen in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae identifies dosage-sensitive genes that affect chromosome stability. Genetics, 178, 1193-1207.
  • Wu, X., Chan, Y., Preissl, H., Eswaran, H., Wilson, J., Murphy, P. and Lowery, C. L. (2004). Time-frequency and coherence analysis of FMEG signals. Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, 11.


Xiaowei Wu

Assistant Professor

  • 212 Hutcheson Hall (MC 0439) 
    250 Drillfield Drive 
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

  • 540-231-0023