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Current Appointment

2015 - Present Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Mentor: Rafael Irizarry


2015 PhD, Statistics
Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin
Advisor: Christina Kendziorski

2009 MS, Biostatistics
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

2007 BS, Biology
College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Summa cum laude

Selected Publications

Korthauer, K., Chu, L.-F., Newton, M. A., Li, Y., Thomson, J., Stewart, R., Kendziorski, C., A statistical approach for identifying differential distributions in single-cell RNA-seq experiments, Genome Biology, 17:222, 2016.

Bodelon, C., Horswill, M., Chaturvedi, A. K., Wentzensen, N., Vinokurova, S., Korthauer, K., Dunn, S. T., Sampson, J. N., Schiffman, M., Newton, M. A., den Boon, J., Sherman, M. E., Ahlquist, P., Walker, J. L., Zuna, R. E., Wang, S. S. Copy number alterations and HPV integration in cervical precancer and invasive cancer, Carcinogenesis, 37(2):188-196, 2016.

Korthauer, K., Kendziorski, C. MADGiC: a model-based approach for identifying driver genes in cancer, Bioinformatics, 31(10):1526–1535, 2015.

Sung, Y. J., Korthauer, K., Swartz, M. and Engelman, C. Methods for Collapsing Multiple Rare Variants in Whole Genome Sequencing Data, Genetic Epidemiology, 38(S1):S13-S20, 2014.

Korthauer, K., Dawson, J. and Kendziorski, C. Predicting cancer subtypes using survival-supervised latent Dirichlet allocation models. In Advances in Statistical Bioinformatics: Models and Integrative Inference for High-Throughput Data, Kim-Anh Do, Zhaohui Steve Qin and Marina Vannucci (Eds). Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Wuthrich, M., Ersland, K., Pick-Jacobs, J.C., Gern, B.H., Frye, C.A., Sullivan, T.D., Brennan, M.B., Filutowicz, H.I., O'Brien, K., Korthauer, K.D. Limited model antigen expression by transgenic fungi induces disparate fates during differentiation of adoptively transferred T cell receptor transgenic CD4+ T cells: robust activation and proliferation with weak effector function during recall, Infection and immunity, 80(2): 787-797, 2012.

Wang, L. Mitra, R.M., Hasselmann (now Korthauer), K.D., Sato, M., Lenarz-Wyatt, L., Cohen, J.D., Katagiri, F., Glazebrook, J. The genetic network controlling the Arabidopsis transcriptional response to Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola: roles of major regulators and the phytotoxin coronatine. Molecular plant-microbe interactions, 21(11): 1408-1420, 2008.

Awards and Honors

2017 Travel award for the Ascona Workshop 2017 on Statistical Challenges in Single-Cell Biology in Ascona, Switzerland

2016 ASA Biometrics Section Travel Award, JSM 2016, Chicago, IL

2015 RAB Poster Award, ENAR Spring Meeting 2015, Miami, FL

2014 Vilas Conference Presentation Grant

2013 Scholarship - Jackson Laboratory short course on Systems Genetics, sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute and National Institute of General Medical Sciences

2012 Student Travel Award, Genetic Analysis Workshop

2010-2013 Predoctoral Trainee in Biostatistics, sponsored by the National Institute for General Medical Sciences

2008 Outstanding Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota

2003 - 2007 National Merit Special Scholarship - James E. Casey Scholarship Program

Last updated April 2017