prof. Olivier Thas (PhD)

CRIG member
Olivier Thas

- Associate professor (Faculty of Bio-Sience Engineering, UGent)
- Honorary professor (National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia, University of Wollongong, Australia)
- Vice-president (Center for Statistics, UGent)
- Partner (Bioinformatics Institute Ghent)


Research focus

Our research focusses on the development and application of statistical data analysis methods for genomics data.


Olivier Thas is Professor of Biostatistics at Ghent University (Belgium) and Honorary Professor at the University of Wollongong (Australia). His research focuses on the development and application of statistical methods for problems in applied biology, including genomics (qPCR, dPCR, NGS,microbiome, ...). He is chair of the Master of Statistical Data Analysis at Ghent University and vice-president of the Center of Statistics at Ghent University.

Research team

  • Stijn Hawinkel
  • Matthijs Vynck

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