Roberto Bertolusso is a Pfeiffer Lecturer at the department.  Bertolusso earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from Rice University with Dr. Marek Kimmel as his advisor.  Since 2013, he has been a Pfeiffer Lecturer and has taught probability and statistics oriented courses as well as computer programming courses.  His research focuses primarily on systems biology applications to cancer.

Research Areas

Computational and Systems Biology applications to cancer


Ph.D. in Statistics, Rice University

M.A. in Statistics, Rice University

Graduate Level, Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Teaching Areas

Probability and Statistics

Regression Analysis

SAS programming

Data Science

Honors & Awards

2015 Accepted by competitive application to the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Methods in Cancer Biostatistics Workshop: Clinical Trial Designs for Targeted Agents, California.

2013-14 Awarded CPRIT-funded Computational Cancer Biology Training Program, Gulf Coast Consortia; "a researcher in training" grant that was declined due to conflict with the full-time lecturer position offered by Rice University.


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