Jukka Corander

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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1122 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

I'm interested in and doing actively research in the following areas: Bayesian statistics, inference, stochastic simulation algorithms, probabilistic graphical models, machine learning, evolution, population genetics, forensic statistics.

Current positions and affiliations

2016 -   Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo, Norway

2009 -   Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

2016 -   May-August 2016, Visiting fellow, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK

Previous positions 

2007 – 2016     Professor, Department of Mathematics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

2003 – 2007     Senior lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

Institutional responsibilities

2010 –             Vice-director, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

2014 – 2017     Board member of Faculty of Sciences, University of Helsinki

2015 – 2017     Vice-director, COIN Centre of Excellence

2015 –             Research Program director, Helsinki Institute of Information Technology (HIIT)

Memeberships of scientific societies

2009 –             Member, International Biometric Society

2013 – 2016     President, The Finnish Society of Biostatistics

Awards and selected grants

2008                 Per Brahe Award “Young scientist of the year” Åbo Akademi University, Finland

2015                Cozzarelli prize by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for an outstanding scientific excellence and originality in a publication during 2014.

2009-14            ERC StG, SmartBayes, from PE1

2012-17            Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research (COIN)

 

 

Publications

  • Beres, Stephen B; Kachroo, Priyanka; Nasser, Waleed; Olsen, Randall J; Zhu, Luchang; Flores, Anthony R; de la Riva, Ivan; Paez-Mayorga, Jesus; Jimenez, Francisco E; Cantu, Concepcion; Vuopio, Jaana; Jalava, Jari; Kristinsson, Karl G; Gottfredsson, Magnus; Corander, Jukka; Fittipaldi, Nahuel; Di Luca, Maria Chiara; Petrelli, Dezemona; Vitali, Luca A; Raiford, Annessa; Jenkins, Leslie & Musser, James M (2016). Transcriptome remodeling contributes to epidemic disease caused by the human pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes. mBio.  ISSN 2150-7511.  7(3) . doi: 10.1128/mBio.00403-16
  • Connor, Thomas R; Owen, Sian V; Langridge, Gemma; Connell, Steve; Nair, Satheesh; Reuter, Sandra; Dallman, Timothy J; Corander, Jukka; Tabing, Kristine C; Le Hello, Simon; Fookes, Maria; Doublet, Benoit; Zhou, Zhemin; Feltwell, Theresa; Ellington, Matthew J; Herrera, Silvia; Gilmour, Matthew; Cloeckaert, Axel; Achtman, Mark; Parkhill, Julian; Wain, John; De Pinna, Elizabeth; Weill, François-Xavier; Peters, Tansy & Thomson, Nick (2016). What’s in a name? Species-wide whole-genome sequencing resolves invasive and noninvasive lineages of Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi B. mBio.  ISSN 2150-7511.  7(4) . doi: 10.1128/mBio.00527-16
  • Corander, Jukka; Hyttinen, Antti; Kontinen, Juha; Pensar, Johan & Väänänen, Jouko (2016). A logical approach to context-specific independence. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.  ISSN 0302-9743.  9803, s 165- 182 . doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-52921-8_11
  • Gutmann, Michael & Corander, Jukka (2016). Bayesian Optimization for Likelihood-Free Inference of Simulator-Based Statistical Models. Journal of machine learning research.  ISSN 1532-4435.  17(125), s 1- 47
  • Heinävaara, Otte; Leppä-aho, Janne; Corander, Jukka & Honkela, Antti (2016). On the inconsistency of ℓ1-penalised sparse precision matrix estimation. BMC Bioinformatics.  ISSN 1471-2105.  17:448(S16), s 99- 107 . doi: 10.1186/s12859-016-1309-x
  • Lees, John A; Vehkala, Minna; Välimäki, Niko; Harris, Simon R; Chewapreecha, Claire; Croucher, Nicholas J; Marttinen, Pekka; Davies, Mark R.; Steer, Andrew C; Tong, Steven Y C; Honkela, Antti; Parkhill, Julian; Bentley, Stephen D & Corander, Jukka (2016). Sequence element enrichment analysis to determine the genetic basis of bacterial phenotypes. Nature Communications.  ISSN 2041-1723.  7 . doi: 10.1038/ncomms12797
  • McNally, Alan; Oren, Yaara; Kelly, Darren; Pascoe, Ben; Dunn, Steven; Sreecharan, Tristan; Vehkala, Minna; Välimäki, Niko; Prentice, Michael B; Ashour, Amgad; Avram, Oren; Pupko, Tal; Dobrindt, Ulrich; Literak, Ivan; Guenther, Sebastian; Schaufler, Katharina; Wieler, Lothar H; Zhiyong, Zong; Sheppard, Samuel K; McInerney, James O & Corander, Jukka (2016). Combined Analysis of Variation in Core, Accessory and Regulatory Genome Regions Provides a Super-Resolution View into the Evolution of Bacterial Populations. PLoS Genetics.  ISSN 1553-7390.  12(9) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006280
  • Pitaval, Renaud-Alexandre; Wei, Lu; Tirkkonen, Olav & Corander, Jukka (2016). Volume of metric balls in high-dimensional complex grassmann manifolds. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory.  ISSN 0018-9448.  62(9), s 5105- 5116 . doi: 10.1109/TIT.2016.2594289
  • Yang, Zhirong; Corander, Jukka & Oja, Erkki (2016). Low-rank doubly stochastic matrix decomposition for cluster analysis. Journal of machine learning research.  ISSN 1532-4435.  17
  • Howell, Kate J.; Weinert, Lucy A.; Chaudhuri, Roy R.; Luan, Shi-Lu; Peters, Sarah E.; Corander, Jukka; Harris, David; Angen, Øystein; Aragon, Virginia; Bensaid, Albert; Williamson, Susanna M.; Parkhill, Julian; Langford, Paul R.; Rycroft, Andrew N.; Wren, Brendan W.; Holden, Matthew T.G.; Tucker, Alexander W. & Maskell, Duncan J. (2014). The use of genome wide association methods to investigate pathogenicity, population structure and serovar in Haemophilus parasuis. BMC Genomics.  ISSN 1471-2164.  15:1179 . doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-1179

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