Jukka Corander

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Mobile phone +47 48049047
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)




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  • Congo-Ouedraogo, M.; Poncin, T.; Sangaré, L.; Mérimèche, M.; Braille, A. & Jacquier, H. [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2022). Genomic and antimicrobial resistance analyses of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates, Burkina Faso, 2018–2019. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. ISSN 0926-9959. doi: 10.1111/jdv.18037.
  • Kloos, Julia Maria; Jänisch, Lea; Pöntinen, Anna Kaarina; Samuelsen, Ørjan; Johnsen, Pål Jarle & Corander, Jukka [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). Different metabolic proficiency among dominant ExPEC lineages.
  • Mageiros, Leonardos; Meric, Guillaume; Bayliss, Sion; Pensar, Johan; Pascoe, Ben & Mourkas, Evangelos [Show all 19 contributors for this article] (2021). Author Correction: Genome evolution and the emergence of pathogenicity in avian Escherichia coli (Nature Communications, (2021), 12, 1, (765), 10.1038/s41467-021-20988-w). Nature Communications. ISSN 2041-1723. 12(1). doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22238-5.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). New Pathogenesis Mechanisms and Translational Leads Identified by Multidimensional Analysis of Necrotizing Myositis in Primates. mBio. ISSN 2161-2129. doi: 10.1128/mBio.03363-19.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). PYLFIRE: Python implementation of likelihood-free inference by ratio estimation. Wellcome Open Research. ISSN 2398-502X. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15583.1.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). gplas: a comprehensive tool for plasmid analysis using short-read graphs. Bioinformatics. ISSN 1367-4803. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa233.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). Genomic signatures of domestication in Old World camels. Communications Biology. ISSN 2399-3642. doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-1039-5.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). Nucleotide diversity of functionally different groups of immune response genes in Old World camels based on newly annotated and reference-guided assemblies. BMC Genomics. ISSN 1471-2164. doi: 10.1186/s12864-020-06990-4.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). The binding mechanism of the virulence factor Streptococcus suis adhesin P subtype to globotetraosylceramide is associated with systemic disease. Journal of Biological Chemistry. ISSN 0021-9258. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA120.014818.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). Likelihood-free inference by ratio estimation. Bayesian Analysis. ISSN 1936-0975. doi: 10.1214/20-BA1238.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). Adaptive Approximate Bayesian Computation tolerance selection. Bayesian Analysis. ISSN 1936-0975. doi: 10.1214/20-BA1211.
  • Corander, Jukka (2020). Improved prediction of bacterial genotype-phenotype associations using interpretable pangenome-spanning regressions. mBio. ISSN 2161-2129. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01344-20.
  • Arredondo-Alonso, Sergio; Rogers, Malbert R.C.; Braat, Johanna C.; Verschuuren, Tess D.; Top, Janetta & Corander, Jukka [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Corrigendum: Mlplasmids: A user-friendly tool to predict plasmid-and chromosome-derived sequences for single species, (Microbial Genomics), (2018), 4, 10.1099/mgen.0.000224. Microbial Genomics. ISSN 2057-5858. 5(1). doi: 10.1099/mgen.0.000249.
  • Smet, Annemieke; Yahara, Koji; Rossi, Mirko; Tay, Alfred; Backert, Steffen & Ensser, Armin [Show all 11 contributors for this article] (2019). Correction: Macroevolution of gastric Helicobacter species unveils interspecies admixture and time of divergence (The ISME Journal, (2018), 12, 10, (2518-2531), 10.1038/s41396-018-0199-5). The ISME Journal. ISSN 1751-7362. doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0380-5.

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