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Florian Frommlet
Florian Frommlet

Center for Medical Data Science (Institute of Medical Statistics)
Position: Associate Professor

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Further Information


Biostatistics; Genetics; Models, Statistical

Research interests

My research interests include statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology (Genome-wide association studies, QTL mapping, etc.),  Multiple testing and model selection (both theory and application, high-dimensional data, in particular under sparsity assumptions, frequentist and Bayesian approaches, Bayesian deep regressopm, development of new model selection criteria), Optimization problems occurring in statistics (genetic algorithms , mixed integer problems). More recently I have put more emphasis on questions of study design and reproducibility in animal trials


Selected publications

  1. Hubin, A., Storvik, G. & Frommlet, F., 2020. A Novel Algorithmic Approach to Bayesian Logic Regression (with Discussion). Bayesian Analysis, 15(1), pp.263–333. Available at:
  2. Frommlet, F. & Heinze, G., 2020. Experimental replications in animal trials. Laboratory Animals, p.002367722090761. Available at:
  3. Sasaki, E., Frommlet, F. & Nordborg, M., 2018. GWAS with Heterogeneous Data: Estimating the Fraction of Phenotypic Variation Mediated by Gene Expression Data. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 8(9), pp.3059–3068. Available at:
  4. Szulc, P. et al., 2017. Joint genotype- and ancestry-based genome-wide association studies in admixed populations. Genetic Epidemiology, 41(6), pp.555–566. Available at:
  5. Bogdan, M. et al., 2011. Asymptotic Bayes-optimality under sparsity of some multiple testing procedures. The Annals of Statistics, 39(3), pp.1551–1579. Available at: