Amrit Dhar is a third year PhD student in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington, working jointly with Vladimir Minin, associate professor of statistics and biology, and Erick Matsen, associate member, computational biology (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center), on inferential methods for large-scale B cell receptor analysis.
He has a wide variety of academic interests, ranging from stochastic modeling to phylogenetic inference, and working in immunology allows him to be involved in both. He holds B.S. in business administration and B.A. in statistics degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, and a M.S. in statistics degree from the University of Washington. In his free time, he likes to run, watch football, play board games, and eat.