CURRICULUM VITAE

Name: EBENEZER OLUSEGUN GEORGE Department:MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES


EDUCATION
DEGREES DISCIPLINE INSTITUTION YEAR
A.B. Applied Physics Harvard 1968
M.S. Mathematics Illinois 1972
Ph.D. Statistics Rochester 1977

EXPERIENCE
RANK/POSITION DEPARTMENT/DIVISION INSTITUTION/COMPANY/ORGANIZATION PERIOD
Full Professor Mathematical Sciences University of Memphis Aug. 1992-Present
Co-Director of the Design, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Unit Clinical and Translational Science Institute University of Tennessee /University of Memphis 2008-2009
Interim Director Bioinformatics Program University of Memphis 2004-2006
Visiting Scholar Biostatistics Harvard School of Public Health May & June 1998
Visiting Faculty Biostatistics St. Jude Children June 1997-June 1998
Interim Chair Mathematical Sciences University of Memphis Aug 1994-Aug 1996
Summer Visiting Scholar Department of Biostatistics Harvard School of Public Health Since Summer of 1994
Visiting Mathematical Statistician National Center for Toxicological Research, Food and Drug Administration Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Jefferson Arkansas Since Summer of 1994
Associate Professor Mathematical Sciences Memphis State University Sept. 1985-Aug. 1992
Assistant Professor Mathematical Sciences Memphis State University Sept. 1983-Aug. 1985
Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Statistics The Ohio State University Sept. 1981-June 1983
Senior Lecturer Mathematics University of Ife, Nigeria Feb. 1979-Aug. 1983
Lecturer Assistant Lecturer Mathematics Mathematics University of Ife, Nigeria University of Ife, Nigeria Jan. 1977-Aug 1979 Aug.1968-July 1971

HONORS/AWARDS
HONOR/AWARD INSTITUTION/COMPANY/ORGANIZATION YEAR
Meritorious Faculty Award College of Arts and Sciences, University of Memphis 1998
Nominated: President Elect International Biometrics Society (ENAR) 2000
Appointed Member Harry Feinstone Genomic Center 2001
Member Biostatistical Methods and Research Design Study Section National Institute of Health 2004-2008
President Western Tennessee Chapter: American Statistical Association 2005-2007
Member NIH Study Section ZRG1 PSE-Q(02)M Genetics and Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases NIH 2011
Alumni Association Distinguished Research Award University of Memphis 2014
Fellow of the American Statistical Association American Statistical Association 2017

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
SUBJECT INSTITUTION
Math 7654: Inference Theory  
Math 7221/8221 Statistical Analysis of Gene Expression Data University of Memphis
Math 7/8762 Survival Analysis University of Memphis
BINF 7992 Bioinformatics Project University of Memphis
Math 7/8656 Advanced Inference University of Memphis
Math 8813 Directed Research in Math/Stat University of Memphis
Math 1530 Statistical Reasoning University of Memphis
Math 1830 Elementary Calculus University of Memphis
Math 7651 Linear Models University of Memphis
Math 7/8660 Bayesian Inference University of Memphis
Math 7/8670 Applied Stochastic Models University of Memphis
Math 4/6640 Introduction to Probability Models University of Memphis
Math 7/8759 Categorical Data Analysis University of Memphis
Math 7/8671 ISpecial Topics-Generalized Linear Models University of Memphis
Math 7/8672 Special Topics-Advanced Bayesian Inference University of Memphis
Math 4/6635 Introduction to Probability Theory University of Memphis
Math 4/6636 Introduction to Statistical Theory University of Memphis
Math 7/8996 Thesis University of Memphis
Math 9000 PhD Dissertation Research University of Memphis
Math 4/6611 Introduction to Applied Statistics University of Memphis
Math 8691 Seminar in Statistical Research University of Memphis
Math 1420 Foundations of mathematics University of Memphis


STUDENT ADVISING/MENTORING
CURRENT DEGREE NAME YEAR OF GRADUATION
PhD Mohammed El Saidi 1986 1986
PhD Mehmet Kocak 2011
PhD Meenashki Devidas 1991
PhD Xioadong Zhou 2011
PhD George Connor (Deceased) 1993
PhD Kyeongmi Cheon 2010
PhD Dale Bowman 1993
PhD Lijing Xu 2010
PhD Aniko Szabo 1998
PhD Roopa Seshadri 1999
PhD Wenjian Yang 2001
PhD Yulan Liang 2003
PhD Gaolin Zheng (Co-Advisor with Giri Narasinham) 2006
MS Zongyin Xi 2002
MS Lijun Zhang 2003
MS Lijing Xu 2003
MS Xiahu Wang 2002
MS Quyhn Tran 2008
MS Habao Wan 2008
M. S. Tina Cint 2009
M.S. Ashley Elliott 2009
PhD Nana Boateng 2016
PhD Akwasi Kusi-Appiah 2016
PhD Demba Fofana 2015
PhD Wenrong Hu 2013
PhD Xueyuan Cao 2014

Book Reviews

Sample of Several Reviews by E.O. George published in Media Highlights column of The College Mathematics Journal • January 2009: Bayesian Nonparametric Inference on Stochastic Ordering, David B. Dunson and Shyamal D. Peddada. Biometrika,95, (2008), 859–874. • April 2009 :Bayesian Modeling of Uncertainty in Ensembles of Climate Models Richard L. Smith, Claudia Tebaldi, Doug Nychka and Linda O. Mearns. Journal of the American Statistical Association 104:485(2009)97-11. • July 2008: Two-Sided Estimation of Mate Preferences for Similarities in Age, Education, and Religion J.A. Logan, P.D. Hoff, and M.A. Newton. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 103:481(2008)559-569. • May 2008: On Student’s 1908 Article “The Probable Error of a Mean” S.L. Zabell. Journal of the American Statistical Association 103:481(2008)1-11. • Nov 2009: Rating Movies and Rating the Raters Who Rate Them, Hua Zhou and Kenneth Lange (2009). The American Statistician,63, 297-307. • Nov 2008: Election Forecasts Using Spatiotemporal Models J.M. Pavia, B. Larraz and J. M. Montero. Journal of the American Statistical Association 103:483(2008)1050–1059. • Oct 2008: Conditional Moments and Independence Test Aureo de Paula. The American Statistician, (2008),62, 219-221 • May 2012: Spatial Scan Statistics with Overdispersion, Tonglin Zhang, Zuoyi Zhang and Ge Lin. Statistics in Medicine 31 (2012) 762-774.

Refereed Journal Publications

A note on the estimation of two ordered Poisson parameters, (with G. S. Mudholkar and P. Subbaiah), Metrika, 24, 28-98.

A remark on the shape of the logistic distribution (with G. S. Mudholkar). Biometrika { 65}, 667-668.

The logit statistic for combining probabilities - an overview (with G. S. Mudholkar).{Optimizing Methods in Statistics}, J. S. Rustagi, Editor, Academic Press, New York, 345-366.

On a generalization of the logistic distribution (with M. O. Ojo). Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics 32, Part A, 161-169.

  A characterization of the logistic distribution by a sample median (with G. S. Mudholkar). Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 33, Part A 125-129.

   Some relationships between the logistic and the exponential distribution (with G. S. Mudholkar). Statistical Distributions in Scientific Work}, Nato Advanced Study Institute, Volume 79, Series C, 4}, 401-409.

On the Logistic and Exponential Laws (with G. S. Mudholkar). Sankhya, 44, Series A, 291-293.

  On the convolution of logistic random variable (with G. S. Mudholkar). Metrika, 30, 1-13

A study of the power functions of two methods of combining two-sided tests. Nigerian Journal of Computer Science.10

A moment generating problem (with C.C. Rousseau) SIAM Review, 27}, 575.

A Generalized Logistic Approximation of the Student t Distribution (with M. El - Saidi and K. Singh) Communications in Statistics, Simulation and Computation, 15, 1199 -- 1208.

A Modification of the Fisher - Cornish Approximation for the Student t Percentiles (with M.Sivaram) Communications in Statistics Simulation and Computation, 16, 1123 - 1132.

An Approximation of F Distribution by Binomial Probabilities (with K. Singh) Statistics & Probability Letters, 5, 169 - 173.

On the Logistic Midrange (with C.C. Rousseau) Annals of the Inst. Statistical Mathematics, 39, 627 - 635.

On a generalized Log-Logistic Model for Survival Data,(with K.Singh and Lee) Biom. Journal 7, 843 - 850.

  Asymptotic Expansions of the Logistic Midrange (with McGee and Rousseau) Applied Math. Letters, 2, 1 - 3.

    Improving Bad Uniform Random Number Generators (with L. Y. Deng and Y.C. Chu) Proceedings of the 21st Symposium on the Interface of Computer Science and Statistics, 284--286.

Generation of Uniform Variates from Several Nearly Uniformly Distributed Variates (with L.Y. Deng) Communications in Statistics, 145 - 154..

P-Values for Two-Sided Tests (with G.S.Mudholkar) Biom. Journal, 32, 747 - 751.

A Generalized Logistic Model for Quantal Response Bioassay, ( with El- Saidi) Biom. Journal 32, 943 - 954.

On Improving Pseudo-Random Number Generators (with L.Y. Deng and C. Chu) Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference, 1035--1042.

The Logistic Distribution: Characterizations and Relationships to other distributions (with M. Sivaram) Chapter 10 of Handbook of the Logistic Distribution, Marcel Dekker.

Some Characterizations of the Uniform Distribution with Applications to Random Number Generation (with L.Y. Deng) Ann.Inst. Stat. Math. 44, 379-385.

Asymptotics of the Logistic Range. (with C. C. Rousseau)Sankhya, Series B. 54, 165--169.

The Effect of Time after Treatment, Treatment Schedule and Animal Age on the Frequency of 6--Thioguanine--Resistant T-- lymphocytes induced in Fischer 344 rats by N--ethyl--N--nitrosourea (with A. Aidoo, L. Lyn--Cook, R. Heflich, and D. Casciano) Mutant Research, 295, 169--178.

Generalized Logistic Models for Low - Response Data, (with Devidas and Zelterman). Statistics in Medicine, 12, 881--892.

Carcinogenicity Tests Involving Multiple Tumor Sites (with Ralph Kodell). Chapter 11 Multivariate Environmental Statistics, (Eds) G.P. Patil and C.R. Rao.

A Parametric Model for Analysing Exchangeable Binary Data (with D. Bowman). Biometrics, Vol. 51, 512--523.

A Saturated Model for Analyzing Exchangeable Binary Data: Applications to Clinical and Developmental Toxicity Data (with D. Bowman) Journal of the American Statistical Association, (JASA), Vol. 90, 871--879.

Property of the Logistic Distribution SIAM Review, 37, No 4.Problem 95—17

Estimating Variance Functions in Developmental Toxicity Studies (with D. Bowman and J. Chen. Biometrics, 51, 1523--1528.

Tests of Independence, Heterogeneity and Dose Related Trend with Exchangeable Binary Data (with R. Kodell) Journal of the American Statistical Association, 91, 1602--1610.

Testing for Treatment Related Trends with Partially Exchangeable Clustered Data (with H. Wu), Biometrics, Vol. 53}, 479--487.

Nutrition Assessment in Children with Sickle Cell Disease (with, R. Williams, and W. Wang), Journal of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians, 8, 44—48

Logistic Distribution, Encyclopedia of Biostatistics, 3, 2311--2316, (John Wiley and Sons)

Bax is an Important Determinant of Chemosensitivity in Pediatric Tumor Cell Lines Independent of Bcl--2 Expression and p53 Status (with McPake,C.R., Tillman, D.M., Poquette,C., Houghton,J, Harris, L), Oncology Research, 10, 234--244.

Monotonic Algorithms for Computing Maximum Likelihood Estimates in Generalized Linear Models (with M. Devidas), Sankhya 61, 382-396.

Synergy of Topotecan in Combination with Vincristine for Treatment of Pediatric Solid Tumors Xenografts .( with Thompson, Poquette, Cheshire, Richmond, Ma, Stewart and Houghton), Clinical Cancer Research , 5, 3617-3631.

Devidas, M., George, E.O. (2001), "Low-Dose Extrapolation using the Power Family of Response Functions," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 36: 311--317.

Oluyede, B. and George, E.O. On Stochastic Inequalities and Comparisons of Reliability Measures for Weighted Distributions, Mathematical Problems in Enginering Theory and Methods, Vol. 8, 1-13.

Liang, Y., E.O.George and Kelemen, A. . Bayesian Neural Network for Microarray Data. Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Con ference on Neural Networks, 193-197  

T. R. Sutter, P. Dimitrov, X.-R. He, G. Narasimhan, E.O. George, H. Sutter, C. Grubbs, R. Savory, M. Stephan- Gueldner, D. Kreder, M. J. Taylor, R. Lubet, T. A. Patterson, and T. W. Kensler. Multiple comparisons model-based clustering and ternary pattern tree numerical display of gene response to treatment: Procedure and application to the preclinical evaluation of chemopreventive agents, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics (2002)  7, 1283-1292   

 Zheng, G, George, EO, Narasimhan, G. Microarray Data Analysis Using Neural Network Classifiers and Gene Selection Methods, In Methods of Microarray Data Analysis IV , Shoemaker, J. S., Lin, S. M. (Eds.), Springer, p207-222, 2005 [ISBN: 0-387-23074-2].  

  Islam, A. Iftekharuddin, K. and George, E.O.  Gene Expression Based CNS Tumor Prototype for Automatic Tumor Detection”, IEEE Proceedings of the Biomedical Signal and Image Processing (2008).  

Atiq Islam, Khan M. Iftekharuddin, E. Olusegun George, and David J. Russomanno; “CNS Tumor Prediction Using Gene Expression Data Part II ”, Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence. Editors: Juan R. Rabuñal, Julian Dorado, Alejandro Pazos, ISBN 978-1-59904-849-9,  May 2008.

 Shaik, J. George, E.O. Yeasin, M. An Empirical CDF Approach to Estimate the  Significance of Gene Ranking for Finding Differentially Expressed Genes. Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, 1071-1075, (2007).

 Liang, Y., George, E. O., Kelemen, A.  Hierarchical Bayesian Neural Network with Correlated Covariance Structure for Gene Expression Pattern Classification, Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meetings, San Francisco, CA, pp. 2450-2457, (2003).

    Zheng, G.  Milledge, T., George, E.O.  and Narasimhan, G.  Pooling Evidence to Identify Cell Cycle-Regulated Genes, Proceedings of the International Workshop on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (IWBRA), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3992, Springer Verlag, p694-701, (2006).

     George, E.O., Bowman, D., Catalano, P. and Srivastava, D. K.  Regression Models for Analyzing Clustered Binary and Continuous Outcomes  under an Assumption of Exchangeability" Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 137, 3462-3474,  (2007) 

 

Atiq Islam, Khan M. Iftekharuddin and E. Olusegun. George; “Class Specific Gene Expression Estimation and Classification in Microarray Data”, Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN),  2008.

Rahman, M.,  Kelly, V.R.,  Sutter, C.H., George , E.O. Mammen, J.S., Strickland, P.T.,  Bell, A. D. ,  Sutter, T.R. Characterization of polymorphic CYP1B1 allelic variants in African-Americans and their effects on the metabolism of -   benzo[a]pyrene-trans-7,8-dihydrodiol . (2008)  (Under Revison).  

     Phan, V., George, E.O., Tran, Q., Goodwin, S., Boddreddigari, S., Sutter, T.R. Analyzing Microarray Data with Transitive Directed Acyclic Graphs . Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (2009) 7, 135-156.  

Szabo, A. and George, E.O. On the Use of Stochastic Ordering to Test for Trend in Clustered Binary Data (2010) Biometrika (2010), 97, pp. 95–108.

 A. Islam, K. M. Iftekharuddin, and E. O. George, “Gene Expression Based CNS Tumor Prototype for Automatic Tumor Detection”, IEEE Proc. On Fortieth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, pp. 846 – 850, 2006.

Kocak,M., Zheng,G., Narasimhan, G., George,E.O., and Pyne ,S. Differential meta-analysis for testing the relative importance of two competing null hypotheses over multiple experiments, Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, Special Issue on Statistical Genomics, 64(1):1-10, 2010.

A.Islam, K. M Iftekharuddin and E. O. George. Gene expression based prototype for automatic tumor prediction, BMC Bioinformatics 2011, 12(Suppl 7):A15 doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-S7-A15

L. Xu,NL Furlotte, Yunyue Heinrich, Kevin Berry, Michael W George, E. O and Homayouni, R. Functional Cohesion of Gene Sets Determined by Latent Semantic Indexing of PubMed Abstracts,PLoS ONE 2011

L. Xu, C. Cheng, E O. George and R. Homayouni, Literature aided determination of data quality and statistical significance threshold for gene expression studies. BMC Genomics 2012, 13(Suppl 8):S23 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-S8-S23

Snaider, J., Franklin, S., Strain, S., & George, E. O. (2013). Integer sparse distributed memory: Analysis and results. Neural Networks, 46, 144-153.

Kocak M, George EO, Pyne S, Pounds S. An empirical Bayes approach for analysis of diverse periodic trends in time-course gene expression data.Bioinformatics. Bioinformatics.(2013) 29, 182-188.

R. Williams-Hooker, E.O. George, M. Levy, C. Morgan, T.I. Smith, J.C. Bittle, Calcium and Vitamin D Intake of Boys Who Have Autism. ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition (5) 113-117. (2013)

E.O. George, D. Bowman and Q. An Analysis of Mixed Data: Methods & Applications, Chapter 7, 93-107, Ed. A. deLeon and K. Chough, CRC Press, Chapman & Hall(2013)

D. Fofana, E.O. George, S.. Pounds. Multiple Testing with adjustments for model assumptions: An Empirical Bayes Approach (In Progress,2013)

Bowman, D. and George, E.O.  Weighted least squares estimation for) exchangeable binary data. Computational Statistics, 1-19, (2016).

Bowman, D, and George, E.O. A Bayesian analysis of clustered discrete and continuous outcomes.  Journal of Applied Statistics , 1-12   (2017)

Refereed Conference Publications

Zheng, G. George, EO, and Narasinham, G. Integrating Information from Independent Microarray Datasets Fourth Georgia Tech and UGA Conference on Bioinformatics

A. Islam, K. M. Iftekharuddin and E. O. George; “Class Specific Gene Expression Estimation and Classification in Microarray Data”, Proc. Of IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (2008), 1679-1686.

Islam, A., Iftekharuddin, K.M. ; George, E.O.Class specific gene expression estimation and classification in microarray data, Neural Networks, 2008. IJCNN 2008. (IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence).

Ahmed, S., Iftekharuddin, K.M., George, E.O. An information theoretic framework for MRI preprocessing, multiclass feature selection and segmentation of PF tumors, Signals, Systems and Computers (ASILOMAR), 2012 Conference Record of the Forty Sixth Asilomar

X. Zhou and EO George: An improved data integrtion methodology for system biology, Bioinformatics and Biomedicine IEEE Workshop (2011) 235-240

X. Zhou and EO George, Weighted Pooling high-throughput gene expression data sey=ts to maximize functional coherence of the top rank genes. Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshop (2011) IEEE International Conference

Cao, E.O. George, M. Wang, D. Armstrong, C. Cheng, J.E. Rubnitz, J.R. Downing, M Kundu and S. Pounds, “POST: a framework for set-based association analysis in high-dimensional data", (Under Revision) 

 D. Bowman and E.O. George: Inference for Exchangeable Multinomial Data with Unequal and Missing Cluster Sizes (In Preparation)

A Bayesian Analysis to Identify Genomic Variables with the Biologically Most Interesting Patterns of Association (In Progress)

Q. An, D. Bowman Armstrong, E.O. George. Robust Bayesian GEE Procedure for Correlated Data ( In Preparation)

Fofana, E.O. George, S. Pounds. Multiple Testing with adjustments for model assumptions: An Empirical Bayes Approach (In Preparation)

Bowman, Dale and George E. Olusegun, “Inference for Exchangeable Multinomial Data with Unequal and Missing Cluster Sizes”, (In Preparation).

Bowman, Dale and George E. Olusegun, “Weighted Least Squares Estimation for Exchangeable Binary Data”, (In Preparation)

Non-Refereed Publications

J.J. Chen and E.O. George: Environmental Teratogenesis, Statistics for. Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online. 1–9.(2015)

J.J. Chen and E.O. George: Dose–Response Modeling of Clustered Data. Wiley StatsRef: Statistics Reference Online. 1–14. (2015)

E.O. George, A. Szabo, K. Cheon and Y. Yuan. On Exchangeable Multinomial Distributions, Biometrika, 103, 397-408 (2016)

D. Bowman and E.O. George: Likelihood Estimation for Exchangeable Multinomial Data (accepted Communications in Statistics, Theory and Methods, (2016)

Presentations - Conference (refereed *)

NATO Advanced Institute Workshop an Scientific Distributions in Scientific Works, Trieste, Italy, July, 1982 (Invited)

International Conference on Population Mathematics, October, 1987 Schewrin GDR (Invited)

"Monotonic Algorithms for Computing Maximum Likelihood Estimates" University of Central Michigan, Department of Mathematics April 1988 (Invited).

Harvard School of Public Health/Schering--Plough Workshop on "Handling Dropouts in Longitudinal Clinical Trials", June, 1994 (Invited)

"Estimating Variance Functions in Developmental Toxicity", Winter Meeting of the American Statistical Association" Orlando, Florida (1993)

"Analyzing Clustered Discrete and Continuous Outcomes: Applications to Developmental Toxicity Data", Harvard University School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics, May 1994 (Invited Presentation).

An Exchangeable Bivariate Model for Analyzing Clustered Discrete and Continuous Outcomes", Western Tennessee Chapter of the American Statistical Association (Invited Presentation) 1994.

Trend Tests for Exchangeable Binary Data" Western Tennessee Chapter of the American Statistical Association (Invited Presentation) 1995.

The National Center for Toxicological Research (FDA): Several Invited Colloquium Presentations.

Regression Models for analyzing clustered Discrete and Continuous Outcomes", University of Mississippi, Department of Mathematics (1995) (Invited Presentation).

Parametric Procedures for Analyzing Exchangeable Binary Data" Joint Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, The International Biometrics Society and The Institute of Mathematical Statistics, August, 1993, San Francisco California.

An Exchangeable Bivariate Model for Analyzing Clustered Discrete and Continuous Outcomes", Spring Meeting of The International Biometrics Society, ENAR, April 1994, Cleveland Ohio.

"Tests of Independence, Heterogeneity and Trend for Exchangeable Binary Data" Spring Meeting of the International Biometrics Society, ENAR, March 1995, Birmingham, Alabama.

"Fuzzy Sets and Probability Theory", Cognitive Science Seminar at the University of Memphis, November, 1995.

Likelihood Based Analysis of Clustered Binary and Multinomial Data under an Assumption of Exchangeability". Presented at an International Conference on {it Modeling Longitudinal and Spatially Correlated Data: Methods, Applications and Future Directions}, October 15--18, 1996, Nantucket Island. (Invited Presentation)

"Analysis of Correlated Multinomial Data". Invited presentation given at St Jude Children Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

"Analysis of Correlated Multinomial Data, with Applications to Developmental Toxicity Studies". Invited presentation given at the 1997 Spring Meeting of International Biometrics Society, Memphis TN, March 23--26.

Series of Seminars "On Statistical Procedures using Neural Networks" 1996--1997.

"Testing for the Effect of Combination of Agents". St Jude Children's Research Hospital: Biostatistics and Epidemiology Journal Club, February 1998.

"Bayesian Analysis of Correlated Binary Data under the assumption of Exchangeability", Annual Meeting of the National Association of Mathematicians May, 1998, LeMoyne Owen College.

"Statistical Methods for Analyzing Developmental Toxicity Data". Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, June 1998.

"Statistical Methods for Analyzing Correlated Binary and Multinomial Data, with Applications to Developmental Toxicity Data" Department of Biometry and Risk Assessment, National Center for Toxicological Research, FDA, August, 1998.

"Parametric Models for Analyzing Correlated Binary Data" (joint paper with D. Srivastava and R. Seshadri), Joint Meetings of American Statistical Association, International Biometrics Society and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Dallas, Texas, August 1998.

"Bayesian Procedure for Computing Sample Sizes for correlated binary data" (joint paper with R. Seshadri), Joint Meetings of American Statistical Association, International Biometrics Society and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Dallas, Texas, August 1998.

"Statistical Methods for Analyzing Developmental Toxicity Data". Division of Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, October 1998.

Statistical Procedures for Detecting Therapeutic Synergy of Drug Combinations in the Treatment of Cancer". (Black History Month Presentation at the Lemoyne- Owen College, February 1999)

E.O. George, J. Ibrahim, L. Ryan and R. Seshadri "A Bayesian Analysis of Clustered Bivariate Binary and Continuous Outcomes" International Biometrics Society Conference, March 28-31, Atlanta, GA. 1999

E.O. George and Dale Bowman: Analysis of Clustered Multinomial Data from Developmental Toxicity Studies . International Biometrics Society Conference March , 2001

E.O. George and A. Szabo: On a Multivariate Logistic Model for Analyzing Data from Developmental Toxicity Studies International Biometrics Society Conference March , 2000

W. Yang, E.O George and X. Xiong: Adjusting P-values of Multiple Conditional Tests of Correlated Binary Data. International Biometrics Society Conference March , 2000

E.O. George: On the Contributions of Dr. David Blackwell to Statistical Theory, Black History Month, Feb, 2000

E. O. George, G. Narasinham, and A. Quas: "Fast and Exact Gibbs Sampler with Estimated Stopping Time" . International Biometrics Society Conference with IMS and ASA, March 25-28 2001, Charlotte , North Carolina:

E.O. George and Wenjian Yang: "On Some Exact Nonparametric Procedures for Analyzing Clustered Discrete Outcomes" Biometrics Society Meeting, March 2003

Statistical Analysis of Microarray Data, Microarray Users' Group, University of Tennessee, October 2001

On the Collaboration Between mathematicians Statisticians , Computer Scientists and Molecular Biologists in the Human Genome Project. Robinson Lecture, Black History Month, LeMoyne Owen College

George, E.O., Srivastava , D.K. and Seshadri , R. On a Family of Parametric Models for Analyzing Clustered Binary Data.

Liang, Y., George, E.O. and Kelemen, A. Hierarchical Bayesian Neural Network with correlated weights for Gene Expression Pattern Classification, American Statistical Association Meeting, August 2003

George, E.O. Bioinformatics, Robinson Lecture for Black History Month, Le Moyne Owen College, March 2003.

Fast and Exact Gibbs Sampling: Applications of Propp-Wilson CFTP Algorithm, Western Tennessee Chapter of the American Statistical Association, October 2003

Statistical Methods for Analyzing Exchangeable Data ( Western Chapter of the American Statistical Association)

Bayesian Procedures for Analyzing Microarray Data ( International Biometrics Society Meeting, (ENAR) March 20-23, 2005, Austin Texas.)

Analysis of Microarray Data ( International Conference on Design of Experiments: Theory &Applications , May 13-15, 2005, University of Memphis)

The Use Of Stochastic Ordering To Test For Treatment Related Trend With Clustered Discrete Data Kyeongmi Cheon, Aniko Szabo, E. Olusegun George. Society for Risk Analysis December 12, 2007

A Bayesian Methods for Analyzing Clustered Exchangeable Binary Data International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques - IMST 2008 University of Memphis

Exchangeable Multinomial Distribution, Joint Meetings if the American Statistical Association, Washington, 2009

On Meta-Analytic Procedures for Pooling the Results of Several Microarray Studies, International Conference on Interdisciplinary Mathematical and Statistical Techniques - IMST 2008 / FIM XVI May 16-18, 2008 University of Memphis

Presentations - Universities/Industry (refereed *)

Developments in Analyzing Correlated Discrete Data, University of Mississippi, February 2004

Other Presentations (refereed *)

Test of Trend for Clustered Data with the Use of Stochastic Ordering, Kyeongmi Cheon*+ and Aniko Szabo and E. Olusegun George, Joint Statistical Meeting of the American Statistical Association, the International Biometrics Society and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2009

Bayesian Methods, Markov Chains, and Gibbs Sampling. National Center for Toxicological Research (July 2015)

An Introduction to Topic Modeling, and Implementation for DILI data. National Center for Toxicological Research and Veteran Hospital Arkansas (July 2016)

Hybrid-Network: A Bayesian Approach — D. Fofana; E. O. George, and D. Bowman,

Tensor Regression with Functionally Linked Parameters; S. Chen and E.O. George Joint Statistical Meeting, Chicago (August 2016)


SUPPORT

(External)

ACTIVITY AGENCY/SOURCE AMOUNT PERIOD
FDA- Visiting ScientistNational Center for Toxicological Research Sabbatical ( Half Annual Salary) August 1992- May 1993
Faculty Research Participation Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. Dept of Energy $10,000 June 1993-August 1993
Faculty Research Participation, Award. US Dept of EnergyOak Ridge Institute for Science and Education $10,000 June 1994-August 1994
Excel Memphis: Mentoring African American StudentGTE Focus Grant $30,000- August 1996- June 1997
Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism-Bioanalytic (PI- T. Sutter)NIH $2,409,697 Jan 2002-June 2006
Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (PI- Tom Wolff)NSF $400,000 June 2003-May 2007
Bioinformatics of Mouse Phenotype Analysis (PI)NIH $89,000 June 2002-May 2006
An Integrated Data File Base Approach to Microarray Data Analysis (Pi)NSF ( Not Funded) $274,000 Not Funded
Pre-NPEBC: Bioinformatics Center for Excellence Planning Grant (UM PI:. NSF (Not Funded)   (2003-2006)
Clinical and Translational Science Institute PI James Dale, UT, PI for University of Memphis for the Design, Biostatistics and Ethics Unit , E,O GeorgeNIH (Funded) UM roll was taken over by UT $357,000  
: NeTS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Succinct: Towards Ultra-Quiet Wireless Sensor Networks. (PI : S. Kumar, Co-PI: EOGeorge)NSF (Not funded) $705,978. June 2008- May 2011
Modeling of MRI Phenotype and DNA genotype for synergism in GBM invasiveness studyNIH (Not Funded)   2010-2013
Math and Lireracy Integratiion (MLI) A staircase Approach to Curriculum Chane in in Inclusive Middle School Classrooms( PI-J. Scott.Co-PI)NSF   2011-2013 (Not Funded)
Analysis of Gene Expression data using Transitive Directed Acyclic graphs ( PI- V. Phan, Co-PI- EO George)NSF (Not Funded)   2011-2014
International Conference on Design of Experiments (PI-M.Aggarwal, CoPI-EOGeorge)NSF Conference Grant (Funded)   2011
1. Volumetric Segmentation and Classification of Posterior Fossa TumorNIH   2011-2014
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Data-mining for Identifying Clinical Risk Modifiers of Drug-induced Liver InjuryHSR&D VA   2016-2017
: International Conference on Design of Experiments - ICODOE NSA   2016
4. NSF International Conference on Design of Experiments - ICODOE NSF   2016
Summer Research Toxicological Risk AssessmentORAU, NCTR, Food and Drug Administration   Summer 2014
Summer Research on Toxicological Risk AssessmentORAU, NCTR, Food and Drug Administration   Summer 2015

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Project/s summary

PROJECT PARTICIPANTS PERIOD SPONSORSHIP
EXCEL Memphis Project Director   GTE
  The objective of this project was to expose high students to the logic, rigor and practical applications of mathematics, statistics and computer science. More that 100 precalculus students from High schools with < predominantly African American enrollment--East, Hamilton, Whitehaven and Wooddale high schools participated    
Elementary School Tutoring Hollywood Elementary School, 5th Grade Mathematics 2002-Present  
Mathematics Program Review LeMoyne Owen College 2003  
Harvard Committee Harvard Alumni 1995- Present  
Minority Advisory Program Harvard School of Public Heath 1994- Present  
International Joint Conference on Neural Networks Member of Programs Committee 2009- present  

SERVICE
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE/ACTIVITY PERIOD
  Foundation Member: African Institute of Science and Technology 2004-Present
Yes Prehealth 2001-2010
Yes Chair: Bioinformatics Director Search 2005-2006
NIH Study Group(BMRD) Member: Biostatistical Methods and Research Design 2004-2008
University of Memphis Chair Tenure and Promotion Committee (2007-Present)
University of Memphis Chair Instructor Search 2007-2008
Harvard School of Public Health Member of the Advisory Board, Harvard School of Public Health, Minority Program 1995-2010
University of Memphis Graduate Curricullum Review 2007-2008
American Statistical Association Western Tennesse Chapter of the American Statistical Association, President 2005-2006
University of Memphis School of Piublic Health Committee 2006-2011
American Statistical Association Membership Committee, American Statistical Association 1997-1999
University of Memphis Peer Review Committee 2007-2008
International Biometric Society (ENAR) Regional Advisory Board Subcommittee on Proceedings Diversity Committee, ENAR 1997-2000 2000- 2001-
  Spring meeting of the United States, Europe and Asia.  
National International Biometric Society (ENAR) Organizer and Local Arrangements Committee Chair of Local March 23-25, 1997
  College University College College College Department 1999- 1999- Multiple Years 2002 2004-2005
  Computer Science: Graduate Committee 2002-2005
  Recruiting Committee Multiple Years
  Graduate Committee Multiple years
    1991-1993,2000-
  Organization of a Comprehensive Peer--Review of the Department  
  Interim Chair, Department of Mathematical Sciences[C] August 1994 -August 1996
University of Memphis Graduate Co-Ordinator of Statistics Program 2009- Present
University of Memphis Chair: Bioinformatics Director Search 2004-2005
University of Memphis Faculty Recruiting, Math and Computer Science 2004-2006
University of Memphis Evaluation Committee, Computer Science 2004-2005
University of Memphis Newsletter Committee, Mathematics 2004- 2006
American Statistical Association President: Western Tennesseee Chapter of the American Statistical Association 2004-2007
University of Memphis Chair, Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2007-
University of Memphis Math Dept: Self Study Committee 2006-2008
University Member: Tenure and Promotions Appeals Committee 2006-2009
College of Arts and Sciences Member: Bioinformatics Program Committee 2004-
Mathematical Sciences Instructor's Search Committee 2008

OTHER
SOCIETY/ORGANIZATION/JOURNAL COMMITTEE/EDITORIAL BOARD/OFFICE PERIOD
  Organizer and Local Arrangements Committee [C] March 23-25, 1997
  Member, Organizational Committee 95-Present
  Spring meeting of the United States, Europe and Asia.  
  Regional Advisory Board Subcommittee on Proceedings Diversity Committee 1997-2000 2000- 2001-
  Membership Committee 1997-
  President 2005-2006
  Member of the Advisory Board 1995-

Appendix A

Academic Year (please indicate year) Course # Course Name Credit Hours Percent Taught Enroll Labratory Supervised(S)/Instructed(I) New Preparation (Y) /(N)
2004-2005 Math 7654 Inference Theory 3 100 10    
2004-2005 Math 7/8021 Statistical Methods for Analysis of Gene Expression Data 3 100 3    
2005-2006 Math 4/6614 Probability and Queuing Theory 3 100 14    
2005-2006 Math 7651 Theory of Linear Models 3 100 8   Y
2005-2006 Math 4640- Probability Models- offered as individual study 3 100 1    
2005-2006 Math 7/8630 Statistical Mehods for Analyzing Gene Expression Data 3 100 4   Ye
Fall 2012 Math 7/8759 Analysis of Categorical Data 3 100     Ye
Fall 2013 Math 7/8656 Advanced Inference 3 100 10    
Spring 2012 Math 7/8680 Bayesian Inference 3 100 7    

Appendix B

Meenakshi Devidas, PhD 1991, Present Position: Research Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Florida, Group leader and PI of the grant for the branch of the Children’s Oncology Group Statistics and Data Center
 
Dale Bowman Armstrong, PhD 1993, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, University of Mississippi, Present Position:- Department of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Memphis
 
George Connor, PhD 1993, Commander, Pine Bluff Arsenal (Deceased)
 
Aniko Szabo PhD 1999 Present Position- Associate Professor Department of Biostatistics, and Director of the Biostatistics Consulting Service, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Roopa Seshadri, PhD 1990, Present Position- Senior Researcher at Chapin Hall, University of Chicago, Chicago Illinois
 
Wenjian Yang, PhD 2000, Present Position- Bioinformatics Researcher and Developer, St Jude Children’s Hospital
 
Yulan Liang Kelemen, PhD 2003 , Present Position- Associate Professor, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Director of Biostatistical Core.
 
Kyeongmi Cheon PhD 2010, Present Position- Sr. Scientist, Biostatistics, Biometrics Research, EDS, Merck. First position after PhD degree- Postdoctoral fellow at National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)/NIH.
 
Lijing Xu, PhD 2011, Research Assistant Position, Bioinformatics, Present Position, Senior Researcher, FedEx
 
Mehmet Kocak, PhD 2011, Present Position - Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center
 
Xiaodong Zhou, PhD 2011, Present Position- Senior Reseacher, FedEx
 

Appendix C

I have been reviewer for several of the top statistics journals, including the following journals 1. Journal of the American Statistical Association 2. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 3. Biometrics 4. Annals of the Institute of mathematical Statistics 5. Journal of Multivariate Analysis 6 Bioinformatics 7. Journal of Computational and Graphical statistics 8.Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference 9. Communications in Statistics 10. Statistics and Probability Letters I have also written several short review articles in Media Highlights- The College mathenmatics Journal.
 
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Appendix D

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Appendix E

Funded by the GTE grant, I have taught statistics topics such as the Basics of Stochastic Processes and Branching Processes at East,Northside, Whitehaven, and Hamilton High Schools. I had several workshop for the students at the University of Memphis.
 
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