Jonghyun Yun
Assistant Professor at UT Arlington

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Bio

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Jonghyun Yun is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics at UT Arlington. He completed his PhD in the Department of Statistics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the guidance of Dr. Yuguo Chen. Prior to joining UTA, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and a core faculty in the Border Biomedical Research Center at the University of Texas at El Paso, from 2015 to 2016.

Education

  • 2012, Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
  • 2006, M.A. in Applied Statistics, Yonsei University (Korea)
  • 2004, B.A. in Applied Statistics and Business Administration (Minor in Mathematics), Yonsei University (Korea)

Research

Research interests

  • Methodologies: statistical computing; high-dimensional data analysis; integrative modeling; Bayesian inference; Monte Carlo methods; multiple hypothesis testing; particle filters; state space models; ensemble Kalman filters; survival analysis; time series.
  • Applications: next-generation sequencing data; statistical genomics; optimal drug selection; RNAi screens; RNA-regulation; CLIP-seq; high-dimensional tomography problems; target tracking.

Publications

  • Yun, J., Yang, F., and Chen, Y. (2016). Augmented particle filters. Journal of the American Statistical Association. In press.
  • Yun, J., Wang, T. and Xiao, G. (2014). Bayesian hidden Markov models to identify RNA-protein interaction sites in PAR-CLIP. Biometrics, 70, 430-440.
  • Chen, B., Yun, J., Kim, M. S., Mendell, J. T. and Xie, Y. (2014). PIPE-CLIP: a comprehensive online tool for CLIP-seq data analysis. Genome Biology, 15 (1), R18.
  • Kwon, I., Xiang, S., Kato, M., Wu, L., Theodoropoulos, P., Wang, T., Kim, J., Yun, J., Xie, Y. and McKnight, S.~L. (2014). Poly-dipeptides encoded by the C9ORF72 repeats bind nucleoli, impede RNA biogenesis, and kill cells. Science, 345 (6201), 1139-45.
  • Yun, J. and Chen, Y. (2010). Discussion on ``Particle Markov chain Monte Carlo methods''. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series B, 72, 332-333.
  • Butala, M. D., Yun, J., Chen, Y., Frazin, R. A. and Kamalabadi, F. (2008). Asymptotic convergence of the ensemble Kalman filter. Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 825-828.

Presentations

  • ``Augmented particle filters.'', The Robert Bohrer Student Workshop in Statistics, UIUC, Oct 2011.
  • ``Identification for RNA-protein binding sites in CLIP-seq.'', 7th Annual Bayesian Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Conference, Houston, Feb 2014.
  • ``Statistical strategies for identification of the RNA-protein binding site in CLIP-seq.'', Joint Statistical Meetings, Boston, Aug 2014.
  • ``Statistical models to identify RNA-protein binding sites from CLIP experiments.'', Computational and Systems Biology Seminar, UTSW, Oct 2014.
  • ``Comparative analysis of CLIP-seq under multiple experimental conditions.'', Border Biomedical Research Center Seminar, UTEP, Oct 2015.
  • ``Model based identification of RNA-protein binding sites.'', International Workshop on Applied Probability (IWAP 2016), Toronto, Canada, Jun 2016.

Teaching

Contact

  • Email: "j" dot "yun" at-sign "uta" dot "edu"
  • Phone: (817) 272-3261
  • Office: 447 Pickard Hall
  • Mailing Address:
    • University of Texas at Arlington
      Department of Mathematics
      Box 19408
      1225 West Mitchell
      Arlington, TX 76019-0408

Resources

The webpage is under construction.