Rebecca Doerge is the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University. She joined Purdue University in 1995 and holds a joint appointment between the Colleges of Agriculture (Department of Agronomy) and Science (Department of Statistics). Professor Doerge's research program is focused on Statistical Bioinformatics, a component of bioinformatics that brings together many scientific disciplines into one arena to ask, answer, and disseminate biologically interesting information in the quest to understand the ultimate function of DNA and epigenomic associations. Rebecca is the recipient the Teaching for Tomorrow Award, Purdue University, 1996; University Scholar Award, Purdue University, 2001-2006; and the Provost's Award for Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor, Purdue University, 2010. She is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association (2007), an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2007), and a Fellow of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC; 2009). Professor Doerge has published over 100 scientific articles, published one book, and graduated 23 PhD students.