Broman, Karl

Professor Karl Broman
Faculty
Title: 
Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Room & Building: 
2126 UWBC
Email: 

kbroman [at] biostat.wisc.edu

Phone: 
262-4633
Fax: 
265-7916
Education & Research: 

PhD, 1997, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Broman's research concerns statistical problems in genetics, genomics, and molecular biology.
He is particularly interested in the development of improved methods for detecting and identifying genes contributing to variation in complex traits in humans and experimental organisms.

Selected Publications

Broman KW, Sen Ś (2009) A Guide to QTL Mapping with R/qtl. Springer, New York

Broman KW, Kim S, Sen S, Ane C, Payseur BA (2012) Mapping quantitative trait loci onto a phylogenetic tree. Genetics 192:267-279

Neto EC, Keller MP, Broman AF, Attie AD, Jansen RC, Broman KW, Yandell BS (2012) Quantile-based permutation thresholds for quantitative trait loci hotspots. Genetics 191:1355-1365

King EG, Merkes CM, McNeil CL, Hoofer SR, Sen S, Broman KW, Long AD, Macdonald SJ (2012) Genetic dissection of a model complex trait using the Drosophila Synthetic Population Resource. Genome Res 22:1558-1566

Summary: 

Statistical problems in genetics, genomics, and molecular biology. The development of improved methods for detecting and identifying genes contributing to variation in complex traits in humans and experimental organisms. Karl Broman's Web Page