Tianyi Sun

PhD Student in Statistics

Tianyi is a PhD student in the Department of Statistics. Before coming to UCLA, he received a BE degree from the Department of Automation at Tsinghua University. He has some experience in analyzing large scale genomic and epigenomic datasets and is interested in applying statistical and computational methods to solve problems in biological research.


58. Jiang, R., Sun, T.Song, D., and Li, J.J. (2022). Statistics or biology: the zero-inflation controversy about scRNA-seq data. Genome Biology 23:31. [ CODE ] | [ PDF ]

57. Sun, T.Song, D., Li, W.V., and Li, J.J. (2022). Simulating single-cell gene expression count data with preserved gene correlations by scDesign2. Journal of Computational Biology 29(1):23–26 (RECOMB 2021; software article; see Publication 50 for the method article). [ SOFTWARE ]