Daniela Witten, PhD
Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Statistics, University of Washington

Daniela is an Associate Professor in Statistics and Biostatistics at University of Washington. Her research involves the development of statistical machine learning methods for high-dimensional data, with applications to genomics and other fields. Daniela is a co-author (with Gareth James, Trevor Hastie, and Rob Tibshirani) of the very popular textbook "Introduction to Statistical Learning". She was a member of the Institute of Medicine committee that released the report "Evolution of Translational Omics". She is the recipient of a number of honors, including a NDSEG Research Fellowship, an NIH Director's Early Independence Award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, and an NSF CAREER Award.