John D. Storey
John D. Storey received his PhD in 2002 from Stanford University in statistics with a PhD minor in genetics. He then held faculty positions at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington. Since 2008, he has a been a professor in the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University. He has associated faculty appointments in Applied and Computational Mathematics, the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning, Computer Science, Molecular Biology, Operations Research and Financial Engineering, and the Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering (PICSciE). His research has been concerned with developing and applying statistical methods in genomics. He has made contributions to the development and application of methods for significance testing and inference on high-dimensional data.
In 2014, John was appointed the founding Director of the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning at Princeton University and he was also named the William R. Harman ’63 and Mary-Love Harman Professor in Genomics. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science as well as the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. He is the winner of the 2015 COPSS Presidents’ Award, regarded as one of the highest honors in the field of statistics. He is also the winner of the 2015 Mortimer Spiegelman Award given by the American Public Health Association for outstanding contributions to public health statistics.