Merlise Clyde

Merlise Clyde

Professor of Statistical Science

External address: 
214A Old Chem Bldg, Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Duke Box 90251, Durham, NC 27708-0251
Phone: 
(919) 681-8440
Office Hours: 
See individual course pages for office hours associated with courses.

Overview

Model uncertainty and choice in prediction and variable selection problems for linear, generalized linear models and multivariate models. Bayesian Model Averaging. Prior distributions for model selection and model averaging. Wavelets and adaptive kernel non-parametric function estimation. Spatial statistics. Experimental design for nonlinear models. Applications in proteomics, bioinformatics, astro-statistics, air pollution and health effects, and environmental sciences.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 1993

  • M.S., University of California at Riverside 1988

  • M.S., University of Alberta (Canada) 1986

  • B.S., Oregon State University 1985

Selected Grants

Models for Consortium Level Analysis of GxE Interaction in Complex Disease awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2015

Advances in Bayesian Model Choice awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2011 to 2015

Bayesian Modeling and Optimal Design for Studies of Gene-Environment Association awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2007 to 2011

Multimodality Word-Finding in Neurosurgical Language Mapping awarded by National Institutes of Health (Statistician). 2007 to 2011

Collaborative Research: Adaptive Experimental Design for Astronomical Exploration awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2010

Large Scale Model Averaging and Model Selection awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2004 to 2007

SCREMS: Distributed Environments for Stochastic Computation awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2004 to 2007

Spatial-temporal Models for Environmental Health Effects awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2006

(98-0024) Model Uncertainty, Model Selection, and Robustness with Application in Environmental Science awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 1998 to 2004

Model Uncertainty in Health Effect Studies of Particulate Matter awarded by Environmental Protection Agency (Principal Investigator). 1999 to 2001

Pages

Day, DB, Clyde, MA, Xiang, J, Li, F, Cui, X, Mo, J, Gong, J, Weschler, CJ, Zhang, Y, and Zhang, JJ. "Age modification of ozone associations with cardiovascular disease risk in adults: a potential role for soluble P-selectin and blood pressure." Journal of Thoracic Disease 10.7 (July 2018): 4643-4652. Full Text