Saharon Rosset

I am a Professor in the Statistics department at Tel Aviv University, which I joined in 2007. Prior to that, I graduated with a Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford University in summer 2003, where I worked with Jerry Friedman and Trevor Hastie.

My thesis: Topics in Regularization and Boosting.

I spent four years at IBM Research, in the DAR group. My research interests are in Statistical Genetics and Statistical Learning theory and methods.

Understanding Genetic Disease Similarity Without Compromising Privacy Of Genetic Data

How strongly do our genes contribute to type 2 diabetes risk? Are heart disorders more heritable among men than women? And is there a shared genetic basis for schizophrenia and depression? The explosive growth of genetic data provides unprecedented opportunities […]