Jun Liu is an award-winning Chinese-American statistician. He received the COPSS Presidents' Award in 2002. Liu is a professor in the Department of Statistics at Harvard University and has written many research papers and a book  about Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms, including their applications in biology. He is also co-author of the Tmod software for motif discovery.
Liu was an IMS Medallion Lecturer in 2002 and a Bernoulli Lecturer in 2004. He was elected a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics in 2004 and of the American Statistical Association in 2005.
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