Mary Ellen Bock


  • B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, German, 1967
  • Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics, 1974

Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics and Biologically Related Disciplines (genomics, nutrition, proteomics, statistical genetics)
  • Genomics
  • Image Analysis
  • Nonparametric Regression/Density and Models
  • Proteomics

Previous Ph.D. Students from Purdue University Department of Statistics

  • Sarat C. Dass ( Joint with Professor James O. Berger )
  • Xiaobo (Shelby) Gao
  • Bo Li ( Joint with Professor Rebecca W. Doerge )
  • Michael Lu
  • German Pliego Hernandez
  • Leming Qu
  • Dejun Tang
  • Zhongcheng Daniel Wang


  • Founders Award, American Statistical Association, 2013
  • Elected Member-at-Large of the Mathematics Section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2010-2014
  • College of Science Leadership Award, March 2009
  • President, American Statistical Association, 2007
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Fellow of the American Statistical Association
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