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Dr Samuel Touchard

This year, I will be teaching Games, Decisions and Behaviour (ST222) in term 1, Designed Experiments with Advanced Topics (ST305/410), in term 2, and Statistical Laboratory I (ST104) in terms 2 and 3.

Before joining Warwick two years ago, I worked as a Teaching Associate at the University of Bristol in the Department of Mathematics. I have also previously worked as a medical statistician, investigating potential biomarkers in dementia, especially in Alzheimer’s disease.

My research background is Bayesian Statistics. My PhD thesis “Bayesian Inference of gene-miRNA regulatory networks” consisted in building, via MCMC, a Bayesian graphical model with integrated biological information that infers a regulatory network of functional interactions between miRNAs and their mRNA targets.

Work experience:

2019 - present: Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Warwick

2018 - 2019: Teaching Associate, University of Bristol

2015 - 2018: Research Associate, School of Medecine, Cardiff University


2010 - 2015: PhD in Statistics, University of Sheffield

2007 - 2010: Diplome d’Ingenieur (MSc equivalent), Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Analyse de l’Information (ENSAI), Bruz, France

2009 - 2010: Master of Research (MSc), University of Rennes 1, France

Room MSB 3.08

Office hours:

Tuesday 10.30 - 12.30

Friday 10.30 - 11.30

Or by appointment via email

Or send me a message on Teams and I will call you back.