The structured PhD program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (part of the
Life Science Zurich Graduate School) is pleased to announce the successful
thesis defenses of Xiaobei Zhou, Lorenzo Tanadini & Mohaned Shilaih.
On December 14, 2016, Xiaobei Zhou defended his doctoral thesis
entitled, Improving Statistical Methods for RNA Sequencing Data: Outliers,
Boundary Conditions, Benchmarking and Differential Transcript Expression.
On January 19, 2017, Lorenzo Tanadini defended his thesis, Prognostic Factors
in Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trials. Lorenzo is now employed as a biostatistician
at the scientific company Royal DSM's Innovation Center located in Kaiseraugst.
On January 23, 2017, Mohaned Shilaih defended his thesis, Systems study of HIV Transmission, Treatment, Co-infections, and Pathogenesis. Since November 2016, Mohaned has worked as a data scientist at the scientific start-up Ava AG, where
his team has developed a wearable fertility tracking bracelet for women attempting
to conceive and is currently recruiting participants for a clinical trial.
Congratulations to Drs. Zhou, Tanadini, & Shilaih!
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