Yunda Huang

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Public Health Sciences Division
Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention
Senior Staff Scientist, Appointed: 2009
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
M2-C200
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-5780
Fax: (206) 667-4378
yunda@scharp.org

Degrees

Ph.D., University of California, Biostatistics, 2004.
B.S, University of Texas, Statistics, 1997.

Research Interests

  • Design and analysis of clinical trials for vaccines against infectious diseases
  • Statistical methods in immunological assay validation and evaluation
  • Statistical methods in equivalence testing
  • Immune correlates of protection
  • Meta-analysis

Previous Positions

2010-2011: Director, Data Analysis Unit, Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention
2004-2009: Staff Scientist, Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention.
2004: Bioinformatics Specialist, The Salk Institute, Plant Biology Laboratory.
2001-2003: Statistical Consultant, University of California, Los Angeles, Array Data Analysis Group, Department of Biostatistics.
2002: Research Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Human Genetics and Department of Biostatistics.
2000-2002: Research Assistant, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Biostatistics.
1999: Research Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Civil Engineering.

Additional Experience

Collaboration of AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD), Head, Biostatistics Collaboration, Appointed: 2011
Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention, HVTN SDMC Leadership Team
Member, Appointed: 2011
2009: Invited member, FHCRC/UW delegation to China CDC, Delegation Chairs: Dr. Lee Hartwell
2008: Invited member, FHCRC/UW delegation to China CDC, Beijing, Delegation Chairs: Drs. Tuofu Zhu & Steve Self

Memberships

2004-present: International Society for Computational Biology
2003-present: American Statistical Association

Honors and Awards

2002-2003: Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate Division at UCLA
2002-2003: Phi Beta Kappa Fellowship (PBK)
2002: Raymond D. Goodman Scholarship, School of Public Health at UCLA
2000: Young Investigator Award, Transplant 2000
2000: School of Public Health Travel Grant, UCLA
1999: George R. Jordan, Actuarial Science Scholarship, UT Austin

Editorial Positions

2010-present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research

Funding

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Vaccine Immunology Statistical Center (VISC), Head of Biostatistical Unit, (PI: Steven Self), 2011-2016.
  • NIH/NIAID: Leadership for HIV/AIDS Clincal Trials Networks: HIV Vaccine Trials Network, (PI: Steven Self), 2006-2013.

Recent Publications

In Press
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008