Salvaging a Genetics Project: Identifying and Correcting Sample Mix-Ups in High-Dimensional Data



Karl W. Broman

Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Karl Broman is professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an applied statistician working on problems in genetics and genomics. He develops the R package R/qtl (, has written a number of short tutorials useful for data scientists (, and is very keen to develop tools for interactive data visualization (for example, see He was Terry Speed's student in statistics at UC Berkeley; he got is PhD in 1997.

Twitter: @kwbroman