Faculty Profile for Dr. Shuying Sun

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Dr. Shuying Sun
Associate Professor — Mathematics
MCS 571
phone: (512) 245-3422

Biography Section

Research Interests

Statistical genetics and bioinformatics

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Sun, L., Namboodiri, S., Chen, E., & Sun, S. (2019). Preliminary Analysis of Within-sample Co-methylation Patterns in Normal and Cancerous Breast Samples. Cancer Informatics, 18, 1–14.
  • Sun, S., Lee, Y. R., & Enfield, B. (2019). Hemimethylation Patterns in Breast Cancer Cell Lines. Cancer Informatics, 18, 1–12.
  • Sun, L., & Sun, S. (2019). Within-sample co-methylation patterns in normal tissues. Biodata Mining, 12(9).
  • Li, C., Lee, J., Ding, J., & Sun, S. (2018). Integrative analysis of gene expression and methylation data for breast cancer cell lines. BioData Mining, 11(13).
  • Elston, E., Satagopan, J., & Sun, S. (2017). Genetic Terminology. Chapter 1. In Statistical Human Genetics: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology). United States: Humana Press.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Research Excellence Award, Department of Mathematics, Texas State University, Texas State University. December 6, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University. August 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Named/recognized by 3 undergraduate students as a person at Texas State University who made a contribution to their academic career (in 2015, 2016, 2019). 2015 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Research Enhancement Program Award. January 1, 2021 - May 31, 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, College of Science and Engineering. August 2020

Selected Grants

  • Sun, Shuying. Texas State University Research Enhancement Program (REP) Award, Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: October 9, 2020, Funded: January 2021 - May 31, 2022). Grant.
  • Sun, Shuying (Supporting), Yang, Yong (Principal), Keller, Tomas (Co-Principal), Zhao, Qiang (Supporting), Oh, Suho (Supporting), Dochtermann, Anton (Supporting). NSF REU Site: Algebra, Combinatorics, and Statistics, Federal, $269696. (Funded: September 1, 2018 - August 31, 2021). Grant.
  • Sun, Shuying (Principal). Texas State University Research Enhancement Program (REP) Award, Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: October 2017, Funded: January 2018 - May 2019). Grant.
  • Sun, Shuying (Principal). Texas State University Research Enhancement Program (REP) Award, $6556. (Funded: January 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017). Grant.
  • Sun, Shuying (Principal). Texas State University Library Research Grant, $655.90. (Funded: December 3, 2014 - December 2, 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Submitted a Big Idea proposal on Building a Statistics and Bioinformatics Program at Texas State University (Oct 27, 2020). This proposal was selected for fund raising priorities by the University Advancement.
August 2020-Present
Served in the hiring committee for the tenure-track faculty position in statistics
August 2020-Present
Teaching Mentor for graduate students
Served as a teaching mentor for graduate student Robert Zhan
August 2020-Present
Served in the math department Ph.D and Graduate Committee
August 2020-Present
Mentor for lecturer
Served as a mentor for the following lecturer: Vivian Healey
August 2020-Present