Turner, Stephen D., Ph.D.

Stephen D. Turner, Ph.D. is the founding director of the UVA School of Medicine Bioinformatics Core, established in 2011. Dr. Turner provides expert bioinformatics, biostatistics, computational biology, and genomics-related data science consulting services, working closely with collaborators in the experimental design and analysis of genome-scale research. With a combined background in biomedical research, statistics, and scientific computing, Dr. Turner’s expertise lies in managing, manipulating, and analyzing large-scale high-dimensional data, and in working with collaborators to turn large data into biomedical insight.

The Bioinformatics Core offers a range of data analysis solutions for research involving gene expression, epigenetics, microbial genomics, metagenomics, and bespoke, custom data analysis. Please see http://bioinformatics.virginia.edu for more details.

Director, Bioinformatics Core
Assistant Professor
Division of Biomedical Informatics


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Bioinformatics & Epidemiology, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, Honolulu HI
  • Ph.D., Human Genetics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • M.S., Applied Statistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • B.S., Biology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg VA


Box 800741
Tel: 1-434-982-4208
Health System Library, Room 1214
Email: sdt5z@virginia.edu
Twitter: @strnr

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