Dr. Vilda Purutcuoglu
Dr. Vilda Purutcuoglu completed her B.S in statistics with a minor degree in the Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey, and completed her Ph.D. in statistics in the Lancaster University, UK. She has worked as instructor and assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at METU. She is currently the associate professor in the same department and affiliated faculty in the Informatics Institute, Institute of Applied Mathematics and Department of Biomedical Engineering at METU. Dr. Purutcuoglu’s current researches are in the field of bioinformatics, systems and computational biology, biostatistics and high-dimensional inference. She has author of more than 50 publications, principal investigator of many research projects and regular referee of many SCI journals.