Zhaohai Li, Ph.D.

Dr. Li is a Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics in the Department of Statistics.

Selected Recent Publications:

Chatterjee K, Li Z, and Qin H. Some New Lower bounds to Centered and Wrap-round L2 discrepancies. Statistics & Probability Letter. 82: 1367-1373, 2012.

Yan L K, Liu A, Li Z, and Zheng G. Optimal Two-stage Sequential Design        for Case-control Genetic Association Studies. Statistics and Its Interface, 4: 431-441, 2011.

Li Y, Li Z, and Graubard B. Testing for Hardy Weinberg Equilibrium for National Household Surveys that Collect Family-Based Genetic Data. Annals of Human Genetics, 75: 732-741, 2011.

Wang L, Li Q, Li Z, and Zheng G. Bayes Factors in the Presence of  Population Stratification. Statistics  & Probability Letter, 81: 836-841, 2011.

She D, Li Y, Zhang H, Graubard B, and Li Z. Population-based Case-Control Study with Complex Survey. Biostatistics, 11: 48-56, 2010.

Li, Q, Zheng G, Liu A, Xiong S, Li Z, and Kai Y. The Limiting Bound of Efron's W-formula for Hypothesis Testing When a Nuisance Parameter Is Present only under the Alternative. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140: 1610-1617, 2010.

Zheng G, Li Z, Gail MH, and Gastwirth JL. Population Structures and Genetic Case-Control Association Studies. Biometrics, 66: 196-204, 2010.

Buckman DW and Li Z. Missing Data Methods for Linkage Analysis of IBS and Incomplete IBD from Affected Sib-pairs.  Statistics and Its Interface, 2:  133-144, 2009.

She D, Zhang H, and Li Z. Testing Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium using Family Data from Complex Survey. Annals of Human Genetics, 73: 449-455, 2009.

Zhang H, Chen H, and Li Z. Large Sample Interval Mapping of Trait Loci in Finite Regression Mixture Models. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 139: 764-779, 2009.

Cui W, Zhang H, Yang Y, and Li Z. Linkage Analysis with Mixed Sample of  Affected Full and Half Sib-pairs in the Presence of Uncertain Relationship. In Frontiers of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Science and Technology of China Press, Edited by Ma S and Wang Y, 3-15, 2009.

Li Z, Zhang H, Zheng G, Gastwirth JL, and Gail MH. Excess False Positive Rate Caused by Population Stratification and Disease Rate Heterogeneity in Case-Control Association Studies. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 53: 1767-1781, 2009.

Shu Y, Liu A, and Li Z. Point and Interval Estimates of Accuracies of a Binary Medical Diagnostic Test in Group Sequential Designs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 366: 2335-2345, 2008.

Yan L K, Zheng G, and Li Z. Controlling Type I Error in Two-Stage Group Sequential Robust Tests in Family-based Association Studies. Annals of Human Genetics, 72: 557-565, 2008.

Li Q, Yu K,  Li Z, and Zheng G. MAX-Rank: A Simple and Robust Genome-Wide Scan for Case-Control Association Studies. Human Genetics, 123: 617-623, 2008.

Zhang H, Chen H, and Li Z. An Explicit Representation of the Limit of the LRT for Interval Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci. Statistics & Probability Letters, 78: 207-213, 2008.

Chen X and Li Z. Inference of Haplotye Effects in Case-Control Studies Using Unphased Genotype and Environmental Data. Biometrical Journal, 50: 270-282, 2008.

Li Q, Zheng G, Li Z, and Yu K. Efficient Approximation of P-value of Maximum of Correlated Tests with Applications to Genome-Wide Association Studies. Annals of Human Genetics, 72: 397-406, 2008.


Contact information

Department of Statistics
The George Washington University
2140 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: 202-994-7844
Fax: 202-994-6917
Email: zli@gwu.edu