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Youyi Fong, Ph.D.


Youyi Fong, Ph.D.

Professor, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Principal Investigator
Fong Group, Fred Hutch

Phone: 206.667.1093
Fax: 206.667.4378
Mail Stop: M2-C200

Dr. Fong is a biostatistician whose collaborative research focuses on infectious disease research. In particular, he evaluates the immune system's response to vaccine candidates in order to guide the iterative improvement of vaccine design. His methodological research focuses on machine learning methods, threshold regression models and statistical problems in biological assays.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Affiliate Associate Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington


University of Washington, 2010, Ph.D. (Biostatistics)

Indiana University Bloomington, 2000, Ph.D. (Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)

Indiana University Bloomington, 1999, M.S. (Computer Science)

Beijing University, 1995, B.S. (Biochemistry)

Research Interests

Machine learning including deep learning and kernel methods

Threshold regression models

Statistical problems in biological assays

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Dr. Fong in the News

Fong joins HVTN biostatisticians

Hutch News - July 19, 2010

For the Media

The Media Relations team at Fred Hutch is available to assist members of the news media who would like to arrange interviews with faculty.

Email or call 206.667.2210