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Li Ma

Professor of Statistical Science
Statistical Science
Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251
217 Old Chemistry Bldg, Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251

Selected Grants


Predicting phenotypes in benign urology

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2027

NSF Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr)

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2027

Statistical modeling of cross-sample variation and learning of latent structures in microbiome sequencing data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Collaborative: Bayesian Residual Learning and Random Recursive Partitioning Methods for Gaussian Processes Modeling

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

CAREER: Advances in multi-scale Bayesian inference and learning on massive data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2023

Predicting phenotypes in benign urology

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2027

NSF Engineering Research Center for Precision Microbiome Engineering (PreMiEr)

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2027

Statistical modeling of cross-sample variation and learning of latent structures in microbiome sequencing data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

Collaborative: Bayesian Residual Learning and Random Recursive Partitioning Methods for Gaussian Processes Modeling

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2022 - 2025

CAREER: Advances in multi-scale Bayesian inference and learning on massive data

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2023

Advances in Bayesian nonparametric methods for jointly modeling multiple data sets

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2023

Urinary Lactobacilli and microbial interference in the aging urinary microbiome

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation · 2020 - 2022

ISBA 2020: 15th World Meeting of the International Society of Bayesian Analysis -- June 29-July 3, 2020

ConferencePrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2020 - 2021

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2021

Effects of Aging and the Urinary Microbiome on Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2021

Graphical multi-resolution scanning for cross-sample variation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2016 - 2020

Bayesian recursive partitioning and inference on the structure of high-dimensional distributions

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2013 - 2016

External Relationships


  • Two Sigma

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