Ph.D., Statistics 2019 University of Wisconsin Madison Madison, Wisconsin
M.D., Medicine 2007 University of Wisconsin–Madison Madison, Wisconsin
M.S., Population health sciences 2007 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin
B.S., Chemistry 2001 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin
Assistant researcher 2011-2011 University of Wisconsin Madison Madison, WI
Selected Software Packages
gemma2: Multivariate random effects for systems genetics studies. (2019)
gemma2 uses restricted maximum likelihood methods to infer variance components in a multivariate linear mixed effects model for QTL mapping.
qtl2pleio: Testing pleiotropy vs. separate QTL after Jiang & Zeng (1995). (2019)
qtl2pleio performs a d-variate, d-QTL scan over a genomic region of interest before calculating a likelihood ratio test statistic for the competing hypotheses of pleiotropy and separate QTL.
Courses and Workshops
Teaching statistics, (online), Apr 30, 2018
Professor Rick Nordheim (UW-Madison) and I taught an online CIRTL short (6-week) course for graduate students and postdocs who will teach introductory statistics courses in their future careers.
Introductory statistics for biologists (Statistics 371), University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dec 20, 2016
Introductory statistics for engineers (Statistics 324), University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 15, 2016
Honors and Awards
Best poster award at the annual International Mammalian Genome Conference, International Mammalian Genome Society (2018)
Conference travel scholarship to attend the annual International Mammalian Genome Conference, International Mammalian Genome Society (2018)
New Arts Venture Challenge Award for collaborative research to complete the Victorian Eyes art exhibit, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)
Research ethics fellowship to participate in the Integrating research ethics and scholarship program, 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)
University Bookstore award for outstanding undergraduate thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)
Graduate research fellowship, National Science Foundation (2001)
Dean's list, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2001)
I was on the Dean’s list in Spring 1997, Spring 1998, Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, and Spring 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)
Funded to support the Salvation Army Learning Center service project.
Summer research scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry (1998)
Wisconsin Academic Excellence scholarship, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1996)
I received partial tuition remissions for 8 semesters of study.
Eagle Scout award, Boy Scouts of America (1995)
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
Slides for my thesis defense
Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, International Mammalian Genomics Conference, Rio Mar, Puerto Rico, USA, Nov 6, 2018
Awarded best poster honor.
Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Aug 1, 2018
Slide presentation on testing pleiotropy vs. separate QTL in multiparental populations.
Testing pleiotropy in multiparental populations, Complex Trait Community Meeting, Glasgow, Scotland, Jun 15, 2018
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 )
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 )
qtl2pleio: Testing pleiotropy vs. separate QTL in multiparental populations.
Frederick Boehm, Brian Yandell and Karl Broman (2019 )
Testing Pleiotropy vs. Separate QTL in Multiparental Populations.
Frederick J. Boehm, Elissa J. Chesler, Brian S. Yandell and Karl W. Broman (2019 )
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 )
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 )
Victorian eyes: Literary, statistical, and artistic perspectives on Victorian novels - and Dickens's unfinished murder mystery.
Catherine DeRose, Carrie Roy and Fred Boehm (2014 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
Cell Aggregation by Scaffolded Receptor Clusters.
Jason E Gestwicki, Laura E Strong, Christopher W Cairo, Frederick J Boehm and Laura L Kiessling (2002 )
Peer review trainee, Genetics Society of America
September 2018 to September 2019
Instructor, The Carpentries
May 2017 to September 2019
The Carpentries teaches foundational coding and data science skills to researchers worldwide.
Participant, American Statistical Association workshop on communicating with the media and the public
Moderator, University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium
Moderator, University of Wisconsin-Madison Undergraduate Research Symposium
Scientist penpal, Letters to a Pre-scientist
October 2018 to May 2019
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