Research Interest

  • Bayesian methodology
  • Biostatistics
  • Methods for microbiome data analysis (differential abundance analysis, integrative analysis, network analysis)
  • Stochastic block modeling


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Recurrent urinary tract infection and estrogen shape the taxonomic ecology and function of the postmenopausal urogenital microbiome.
Neugent ML, Kumar A, Hulyalkar NV, Lutz KC, Nguyen VH, Fuentes JL, Zhang C, Nguyen A, Sharon BM, Kuprasertkul A, Arute AP, Ebrahimzadeh T, Natesan N, Xing C, Shulaev V, Li Q, Zimmern PE, Palmer KL, De Nisco NJ, Cell Rep Med 2022 10 3 10 100753
A survey of statistical methods for microbiome data analysis
Lutz KC, Jiang S, Neugent ML, De Nisco NJ, Zhan X, Li Q Frontiers 2022 8 Statistical Data Science - Theory and Applications in Analyzing Omics Data
Urinary prostaglandin E2 as a biomarker for recurrent UTI in postmenopausal women.
Ebrahimzadeh T, Kuprasertkul A, Neugent ML, Lutz KC, Fuentes JL, Gadhvi J, Khan F, Zhang C, Sharon BM, Orth K, Li Q, Zimmern PE, De Nisco NJ, Life Sci Alliance 2021 07 4 7