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Christopher Yau

  • DPhil
  • Reader in Computational Biology
  • University of Birmingham, Birmingham
  • 0ReadersNumber of instances of Christopher's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.
  • 37PublicationsNumber of items in this person’s My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Parallel Computing methods.Signal ProcessingImage ProcessingSequential Monte Carlo methodsMarkov Chain Monte Carlo methodsBayesian StatisticsMathematical and Statistical ModellingCancerGeneticsBioinformatics


I am a Reader in Computational Biology at the University of Birmingham. My research interests are in statistical methods development for genomics.

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  • Justina Zurauskiene

    Justina ZurauskieneWellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics

  • Mike Giles

    Mike GilesUniversity of Oxford

  • Jean-Baptiste Cazier

    Jean-Baptiste CazierUniversity of Birmingham


    SORINA MACIUCAUniversity of Oxford

  • James Hadfield

    James HadfieldCRUK Cambridge Institute

  • Evgeny Denisov

    Evgeny DenisovTomsk State University

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Publications (5)

  • Order Under Uncertainty: Robust Differential Expression Analysis Using Probabilistic Models for Pseudotime Inference

    • Campbell K
    • Yau C
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  • Salt-Inducible Kinase 2 Couples Ovarian Cancer Cell Metabolism with Survival at the Adipocyte-Rich Metastatic Niche.

    • Miranda F
    • Mannion D
    • Liu S
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  • The Hamming Ball Sampler

  • The Identification of Further Minimal Regions of Overlap in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using High-Resolution SNP Arrays

  • Towards Response Prediction Using Integrated Genomics in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia: Results on 250 First-Line FCR Treated Patients from UK Clinical Trials


Professional experience

Reader in Computational Biology

University of Birmingham, Birmingham

December 2016 - Present

Associate Professor in Genomic Medicine

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford

October 2013 - December 2016(3 years)

Lecturer in Statistics

Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London

January 2012 - September 2013(2 years)

Research Fellow

University of Oxford

April 2009 - December 2011(3 years)

Postdoctoral Scientist

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford

October 2008 - March 2009(5 months)

Education history


University of Oxford

October 2004 - March 2009(4 years)


Trinity College, University of Cambridge

October 2000 - June 2004(4 years)