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Olga Vitek

Adjunct Associate Professor of Statistics

Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science

Joined department: 2006


PhD, Purdue University, Statistics (2005)
MSc, Purdue University, Mathematical Statistics (2001)
MSc, University of Geneva, Econometrics and Statistics (1997)
BSc, University of Geneva, Econometrics and Statistics (1995)

Olga Vitek's research interests are in statistical and computational methods for high-dimensional molecular biology, in particular for mass spectrometry-based proteomics. Methodological aspects of her work include Bayesian modeling, statistical computing, and experimental design. Before joining the Purdue faculty, she was a post-doctoral fellow in the Aebersold Lab at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle.

Selected Publications

D. Yu, J. Danku, I. Baxter, S. Kim, O. K. Vatamaniuk, D. E. Salt, O. Vitek., "Noise reduction in genome-wide perturbation screens using linear mixed-effect models", Bioinformatics, 27, p. 2173-2180, 2011
T. Clough, S. Braun, V. Fokin, I. Ott, S. Ragg, G. Schadow, O. Vitek, "Statistical design and analysis of label-free LC-MS proteomic experiments: A case study of coronary artery disease", Methods in Molecular Biology, 728, p.293-319, 2011
C. Zheng, S. Zhang, S. Ragg, D. Raftery, O. Vitek, "Identification and quantification of metabolites in 1H NMR spectra by Bayesian model selection", Bioinformatics, 27, p. 1637-1644, 2011

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