saonli basu
Office Address:
Rm 231, Ste 200, University Office Plaza
Mailing Address:

University Office Plaza, Ste 200
2221 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Saonli Basu, PhD

Professor, Division of Biostatistics & Health Data Science


PhD, Statistics, University of Washington
MStat, Indian Statistical Institute
BS, Statistics, Presidency College


The focus of my research is developing statistical methodologies for genetic mapping of complex traits. In particular, I am interested in rare variant association, gene-environment interaction modeling in longitudinal family studies. My general interest includes computational statistics, nonparametric inferences and their application in different areas of statistical genomics.


Genetics, statistical modeling, association mapping, detection of rare variants, multi-omic data analysis.

Awards and Recognition

  • Member, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

Professional Associations

  • American Statistical Association
  • International Biometric Society
  • International Genetic Epidemiology Society
  • Caucus for Women in Statistics
  • International Indian Statistical Association

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