Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  • Ph.D., Statistics 2019
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • M.D., Medicine 2007
    University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • M.S., Population health sciences 2007
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  • B.S., Chemistry 2001
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Professional Experience

  • Assistant researcher 2011-2011
    University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Selected Software Packages

  • gemma2: Multivariate random effects for systems genetics studies. (2021)          
  • qtl2pleio: Testing pleiotropy vs. separate QTL after Jiang & Zeng (1995). (2021)          

Courses and Workshops

  • Teaching statistics, CIRTL (online), Apr 30, 2018  
  • Introductory statistics for biologists, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dec 20, 2016
  • Introductory statistics for engineers, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 15, 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Conference travel scholarship to attend the annual International Mammalian Genome Conference, International Mammalian Genome Society (2018)
  • Best poster award at the annual International Mammalian Genome Conference, International Mammalian Genome Society (2018)
  • Research ethics fellowship to participate in the Integrating research ethics and scholarship program, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)
  • New Arts Venture Challenge Award for collaborative research to complete the Victorian Eyes art exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)
  • Medical Student Research Training Fellowship, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2006)
  • LOCUS research stipend, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Family Medicine (2004)
  • Shapiro research award, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Family Medicine (2004)
  • Graduate research fellowship, National Science Foundation (2001)
  • University Bookstore award for outstanding undergraduate thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)
  • Dean's list, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)  
  • Meyerhoff Excellence award, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)
  • Edward Panek Memorial scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry (2000)
  • Hilldale Undergraduate Research fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1999)
  • Wisconsin Idea fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1999)  
  • Summer research scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry (1998)
  • Wisconsin Academic Excellence scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1996)  
  • Eagle Scout award, Boy Scouts of America (1995)

Selected Presentations

  • Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, Early career scientist seminar, Genetics Society of America, online, Oct 17, 2019  
  • Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, Thesis defense, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, Apr 21, 2019    
  • Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, International Mammalian Genomics Conference, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, USA, Nov 6, 2018  
  • Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Aug 1, 2018    
  • Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, Complex Trait Community Meeting, Glasgow, Scotland, Jun 15, 2018  

Publications

  • What is Happening on Twitter? A Framework for Student Research Projects with Tweets. Frederick J. Boehm and Bret M. Hanlon (2021) doi:10.1080/10691898.2020.1848486  
  • Genetic Background Modifies Phenotypic Severity and Longevity in a Mouse Model of Niemann-Pick Disease Type C1. Jorge L. Rodriguez-Gil, Dawn E. Watkins-Chow, Laura L. Baxter, Gene Elliot, Ursula L. Harper, Stephen M. Wincovitch, Julia C. Wedel, Arturo A. Incao, Mylene Huebecker, Frederick J. Boehm, William S. Garver, Forbes D. Porter, Karl W. Broman, Frances M. Platt and William J. Pavan (2020) doi:10.1242/dmm.042614  
  • Genetic determinants of gut microbiota composition and bile acid profiles in mice. Julia H. Kemis, Vanessa Linke, Kelsey L. Barrett, Frederick J. Boehm, Lindsay L. Traeger, Mark P. Keller, Mary E. Rabaglia, Kathryn L. Schueler, Donald S. Stapleton, Daniel M. Gatti, Gary A. Churchill, Daniel Amador-Noguez, Jason D. Russell, Brian S. Yandell, Karl W. Broman, Joshua J. Coon, Alan D. Attie and Federico E. Rey (2019) doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1008073  
  • qtl2pleio: Testing pleiotropy vs. separate QTL in multiparental populations. Frederick Boehm, Brian Yandell and Karl W. Broman (2019) doi:10.21105/joss.01435  
  • Testing Pleiotropy vs. Separate QTL in Multiparental Populations. Frederick J. Boehm, Elissa J. Chesler, Brian S. Yandell and Karl W. Broman (2019) doi:10.1534/g3.119.400098  
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  • How Trump Drove Coverage to the Nomination - Hybrid Media Campaigning. Chris Wells, Dhavan V. Shah, Jon C. Pevehouse, JungHwan Yang, Ayellet Pelled, Frederick Boehm, Josephine Lukito, Shreenita Ghosh and Jessica L. Schmidt (2016) doi:10.1080/10584609.2016.1224416  
  • Stable kinetochore–microtubule attachment is sufficient to silence the spindle assembly checkpoint in human cells. Eric C. Tauchman, Frederick J. Boehm and Jennifer G. DeLuca (2015) doi:10.1038/ncomms10036  
  • A community effort to assess and improve drug sensitivity prediction algorithms. James C Costello, Laura M Heiser, Elisabeth Georgii, Mehmet Gönen, Michael P Menden, Nicholas J Wang, Mukesh Bansal, Muhammad Ammad-ud-din, Petteri Hintsanen, Suleiman A Khan, John-Patrick Mpindi, Olli Kallioniemi, Antti Honkela, Tero Aittokallio, Krister Wennerberg, James J Collins, Dan Gallahan, Dinah Singer, Julio Saez-Rodriguez, Samuel Kaski, Joe W Gray and Gustavo Stolovitzky (2014) doi:10.1038/nbt.2877  
  • Victorian eyes: Literary, statistical, and artistic perspectives on Victorian novels - and Dickens's unfinished murder mystery. Catherine DeRose, Carrie Roy and Fred Boehm (2014) doi:10.1111/j.1740-9713.2014.00740.x  
  • A Strategy to Identify Dominant Point Mutant Modifiers of a Quantitative Trait. William F. Dove, Alexandra Shedlovsky, Linda Clipson, James M. Amos-Landgraf, Richard B. Halberg, Kathleen J. Krentz, Frederick J. Boehm, Michael A. Newton, David J. Adams and Thomas M. Keane (2014) doi:10.1534/g3.114.010595  
  • Quality control and quality assurance in genotypic data for genome-wide association studies. Cathy C. Laurie, Kimberly F. Doheny, Daniel B. Mirel, Elizabeth W. Pugh, Laura J. Bierut, Tushar Bhangale, Frederick Boehm, Neil E. Caporaso, Marilyn C. Cornelis, Howard J. Edenberg, Stacy B. Gabriel, Emily L. Harris, Frank B. Hu, Kevin B. Jacobs, Peter Kraft, Maria Teresa Landi, Thomas Lumley, Teri A. Manolio, Caitlin McHugh, Ian Painter, Justin Paschall, John P. Rice, Kenneth M. Rice, Xiuwen Zheng and Bruce S. Weir (2010) doi:10.1002/gepi.20516  
  • Economic Risk Factors for HIV Infection Among Women in Rural Haiti: Implications for HIV Prevention Policies and Programs in Resource-Poor Settings. M.C. Smith Fawzi, W. Lambert, F. Boehm, J.L. Finkelstein, J.M. Singler, F. Léandre, P. Nevil, D. Bertrand, M.S. Claude, J. Bertrand, M. Louissaint, L. Jeannis, P.E. Farmer, A.T. Yang and J.S. Mukherjee (2010) doi:10.1089/jwh.2008.1334  
  • Contrasting identity-by-descent estimators, association studies, and linkage analyses using the Framingham Heart Study data. Elizabeth E Marchani, Yanming Di, Yoonha Choi, Charles Cheung, Ming Su, Frederick Boehm, Elizabeth A Thompson and Ellen M Wijsman (2009) doi:10.1186/1753-6561-3-s7-s102  
  • Cell Aggregation by Scaffolded Receptor Clusters. Jason E Gestwicki, Laura E Strong, Christopher W Cairo, Frederick J Boehm and Laura L Kiessling (2002) doi:10.1016/s1074-5521(02)00102-3  

Service

  • Coach, Westborough (Massachusetts) Mathcounts (October 2020 to present)
  • Editor for the Journal of Open Source Software (June 2020 to present)  
  • Early career researcher leadership program, Genetics Society of America (March 2020 to March 2022)
  • Peer review trainee, Genetics Society of America (September 2018 to September 2019)  
  • Participant, American Statistical Association workshop on communicating with the media and the public (November 2016 to November 2016)
  • Co-coordinator, Computational methods in communications research group (September 2016 to December 2016)
  • Research mentor to undergraduate researcher Jinyu Xia, University of Wisconsin-Madison (August 2015 to August 2016)  
  • Peer reviewer  
  • Scientist penpal, Letters to a Pre-scientist (October 2018 to May 2020)  
  • Instructor, The Carpentries (May 2017 to present)    
  • Coordinator, WISCIENCE graduate student book group (June 2015 to May 2016)
  • Research mentor to undergraduate researcher Robert Turner, University of Wisconsin-Madison (May 2015 to May 2016)  
  • Coach, Madison Science Olympiad Team (October 2013 to March 2014)
  • Organizer, Data, humanities, and art symposium at University of Wisconsin-Madison (September 2013 to November 2013)
  • Moderator, University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium (April 2013 to April 2013)
  • Reviewer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate Student Peer Mentor Award Committee (April 2013 to April 2013)
  • Reviewer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School Vilas Travel Grant Review Committee (October 2012 to October 2012)
  • Assistant coach, Madison Mathcounts Team (September 2012 to May 2013)
  • Moderator, University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium (April 2012 to April 2012)
  • Member, University of Wisconsin-Madison Statistics Department Social Committee (January 2012 to May 2014)
  • Cub Scouts den leader, Boy Scouts of America (September 1998 to June 2000)
  • Founder and director, Salvation Army Learning Center (September 1998 to May 2000)