Undergraduate Degree: Mathematics & Psychology - Skidmore University
Master of Science: Statistics - Carnegie Mellon University
Doctorate Degree: Statistics - Pennsylvania State University, under the mentorship of C.R. Rao.
Dr. Clarke conducted postdoctoral research at the National Institute of Statistical Sciences in Research Triangle Park and the Department of Statistical Sciences at Duke University before joining the faculty at Duke. Prior to coming to UNL in 2013, she was a faculty member at the University of Miami in the Division of Biostatistics and the Center for Computational Sciences. She serves on the steering committee of the Midwest Big Data Hub and is co-PI on an award from the NSF focused on data challenges in Digital Agriculture. Her current interests include statistical methodology for metagenomics and prediction, and training the next generation of data scientists.
Jiusheng Lin has a PhD from Lanzhou University, and received his primary structural biology training in Dr. Mark Wilson's Lab at UNL. He has over ten years’ research experience working in structural biology, protein science and biochemistry, having solved the molecular structures of many biological macromolecules using conventional and serial X-ray crystallography, neutron crystallography, and Cryo-EM. As a Senior Research Associate working in Department of Biochemistry, he is interested in understanding the biochemical and biophysical basis of protein function by using a combination of structural biological, biophysical, and biochemical approaches.