Calle, M. Luz
University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC), Vic, Spain.
Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Systems Biology Department, University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia. Background in Mathematics (BSc Mathematics, Universitat de Barcelona and PhD in Mathematics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya). Chair of the Master ofSciences in Omics Data Analysis, UVic-UCC. Group leader of the Bioinformatics and Medical Statistics Group of the University of Vic (consolidated group 2014 SGR-596). Former President of the Spanish Region ofthe International Biometrics Society (2012-2013) and Vice-president (2014). Her main research areas are statistical genetics, omics data analysis and survival analysis. She works on the development of new methods for biomarker discovery, identification of genetic risk profiles and construction of dynamic prediction and prognostic models of disease evolution. She is also interested in statistical methods for integration of multi-omics data and compositional data approaches in metagenomics. She is member of several scientific societies: BiostatNet-Spanish National Network in Biostatistics, Catalan Statistical Society, Spanish Society of Statistics and Operational Research, International Biometric Society, International Genetic Epidemiology Society.