Hua Tang

Hua Tang

Professor, Genetics
Professor (By courtesy), Statistics
Member, Bio-X
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute
Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
AB, Harvard and Radcliffe College, Biology (1997)
PhD, Stanford University, Statistics (minor Genetics) (2002)
Dr. Tang received her PhD in Statistics, with a minor in Genetics, from Stanford University in 2002. From 2002 to 2006, she was on faculty in the PHS division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Tang joined the Stanford Genetics Department in 2007. The goals of her research are to better understand the evolutionary forces that have shaped the pattern of genetic variation in humans, as well as to elucidate the genetic architecture of complex traits and diseases in the context of human evolution.