Lili Tian


Lili Tian

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Chair

Research Topics

Methodological research interests include statistical methods in biomarker evaluation; statistical methods for genomic data; generalized inference and fiducial inference; general statistical methodology with applications in public health field and medical science. Collaborative research areas include cancer research; epidemiology; behavioral studies; health policy studies.

Contact Information

717 Kimball Tower

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-2715

Fax: (716) 829-2200


  • PhD, Statistics, University of Rochester, 8/2001
  • MS, Statistics, University of Rochester, 2/1999
  • MS, Physics, University of Rochester, 2/1997

Professional Affiliations

  • American Statistical Association, International Biometric Society and ICSA, Member
  • Biology Research for Nursing, 2002- 2005, 2005-2008, Editorial Board
  • Statistical Methods in Medical Research, 2013-present, Editorial Board