Calle, M. Luz
University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC), Vic, Spain.
Malu Calle is the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, Technology and Engineering, University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia.
She is Full Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics and group leader of the Bionformatics and Bioimaging research group (Bi-squared group) of the University of Vic.
Her main research areas are statistical genetics, omics data analysis, microbiome 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. Her contributions include innovative approaches for integration of multi-omics data and compositional data analysis in metagenomics.
She was formerly Head of the Biosciences Department (2018-2022), chair of the Master of Sciences in Omics Data Analysis (2012-2020), President and Vicepresident of the Spanish Region of the International Biometrics Society (2012-2013 and 2014, respectively).