Roger S. Day, ScD

Room 532
5607 Baum Boulevard
Phone: 
412-624-3253
Fax: 
412-624-5310
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Research Interests: 
  • High throughput identifier mapping
  • Ethical design and execution of clinical trials
  • Applications of biostatistics in cancer research 
  • Software architecture for comprehensive modeling and validation
  • Multi-scale modeling in cancer
  • Strategies for overcoming drug resistance in cancer
  • How pharmaceutical and biological interactions should be statistically modeled
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Publications: 

Day RS. Want a letter? You write it for me. Science. 2016 Jan 8;351(6269):198. PMID: 26744407 DOI: 10.1126/science.351.6269.198

Archer, K. J., Dobbin, K., Biswas, S., Day, R. S., Wheeler, D. C., & Wu, H. (2015). Computer Simulation, Bioinformatics, and Statistical Analysis of Cancer Data and Processes. Cancer Informatics, 14(Suppl 2), 247–251. PMID: 26380548 PMCID: PMC4559198 DOI: 10.4137/CIN.S32525

Day RS.  What Tumor Dynamics Modeling Can Teach us About Exploiting the Stem-Cell View for Better Cancer Treatment. Cancer Informatics. 2015 Feb 24;14(Suppl 2):25-36. doi: 10.4137/CIN.S17294. eCollection 2015. PMID: 25780337PMCID: PMC434585

Day, R. S., & McDade, K. K. (2013). A decision theory paradigm for evaluating identifier mapping and filtering methods using data integration. BMC Bioinformatics, 14, 223.  PMID: 23855655 PMCID: PMC3734162 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-14-223

Risinger JI, Allard J, Chandran U, Day R, Chandramouli GV, Miller C, Zahn C, Oliver J, Litzi T, Marcus C, Dubil E, Byrd K, Cassablanca Y, Becich M, Berchuck A, Darcy KM, Hamilton CA, Conrads TP, Maxwell GL. Gene expression analysis of early stage endometrial cancers reveals unique transcripts associated with grade and histology but not depth of invasion. Front Oncol. 2013 Jun 17;3:139. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2013.00139. Print 2013. PMID: 23785665. PMCID: PMC3683664.

Buch, S. C., Diergaarde, B., Nukui, T., Day, R. S., Siegfried, J. M., Romkes, M., & Weissfeld, J. L. (2012). Genetic variability in DNA repair and cell cycle control pathway genes and risk of smoking-related lung cancer. Molecular Carcinogenesis, 51(Suppl 1), E11–E20.  PMID: 21976407 PMCID: PMC3289753 DOI: 10.1002/mc.20858

Lisovich,A. and Day,R.S. The IdMappingAnalysis package: critically comparing identifier maps retrieved from bioinformatics annotation resources.  R package Version 1.1.1., in Bioconductor Release 2.11, 2012.

Day RS, McDade KK, Chandran UR, Lisovich A, Conrads TP, Hood BL, Kolli VS, Kirchner D, Litzi T, Maxwell GL. (2011). Identifier mapping performance for integrating transcriptomics and proteomics experimental results. BMC Bioinformatics, 12, 213. http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-12-213 PMID: 21619611 PMCID: PMC3124437

Zeng X, Hood BL, Zhao T, Conrads TP, Sun M, Gopalakrishnan V, Grover H, Day RS, Weissfeld JL, Siegfried JM, Bigbee WL. Lung Cancer Serum Biomarker Discovery Using Label Free Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Apr;6(4):725-34. PMCID:PMC3104087.

Lisovich,A. and Day,R.S. The IdMappingRetrieval package inBioconductor: Collecting and caching identifier mappings from online sources. R package Version 1.3.1, in Bioconductor Release 2.9, 2011.

Wang M, Day RS.  Adaptive Bayesian design for phase I dose-finding trials using a joint model of response and toxicity.   2010 Jan.  J Bioppharm Stat. 20(1), 125-44.

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