FACULTY of ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


ZEYNEP IŞIL KALAYLIOĞLU

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Assoc. Prof. ZEYNEP IŞIL KALAYLIOĞLU
Room No: 
235
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-5305
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-2959
E-mail: 
kzeynep@metu.edu.tr
Erasmus Coordinator
Education: 
  • Ph.D.: Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, USA, 2002.
  • M.S.: Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, USA, 1999.
  • B.S.: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Türkiye, 1995.


Academic and Professional Experience:

  • 2009- Assistant Professor of Statistics, METU
  • 2007- 2009 Instructor, Department of Statistics, METU
  • 2002-2007 Biostatistical researcher and programer, IMS Inc. for the Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics of National Cancer Institute, USA.
Research Interests: 
  • Bayesian statistics,
  • Statistical modeling for health, genetics, biological, and cancer data,
  • Model selection 
  • Directional statistics
  • Missingness not at random.

 

 Teaching Interests

  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Statistical Inference
Selected Publications: 

Statistical Methodology

 

  • Karagulle, S. and Kalaylioglu Z. (2016), A test for detecting etiologic heterogeneity in epidemiological studies," Journal of Applied Statistics, 43(3), 538-549
  • Kalaylioglu, Z. and  Demirhan, H, A joint Bayesian approach for the analysis of response measured at a primary endpoint and longitudinal measurements,  Statistical Methods in Medical Research
  •  Demirhan, H. and Kalaylioglu, Z. (2015), On the generalized multivariate Gumbel distribution,'   Statistics and Probability Letters, 103, 93-99.
  • Demirhan, H. and Kalaylioglu, Z. (2015), Joint prior distributions for variance parameters in normal hierarchical models,' Journal  of Multivariate Analysis, 135, 163-174.
  • Kalaylioglu, Z. (2013), Performances of Bayesian model selection criteria for generalised linear models with nonignorably missing covariates, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 84(8),1670-1691.

 

Health Sciences Application

  • Kalafat, E., Yuce, T.,  Konuralp, B., Katlan, D. C., Kalaylioglu, Z.,  Beksac, M.,  Koc, A., Soylemez, F. (2015), Effects of in-utero cord blood collection on post-cesarean hemoglobin levels, (to appear in European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology)

  • Karatayli, S.C., Bozdayi, A.M., Karatayli, E., Ozturk, T., Husseini, A.A., Albayrak, R., Ozkan, M., Kalaylioglu, Z.. Yalcin, K., Cinar, K., Idilman, R., Yurdaydin, C. (2014), Interleukin-28 gene polymorphisms may contribute to hbsag persistence and the development of hbeag-negative chronic hepatitis B,' Liver International, DOI: 10.1111/liv.12595

  • Senses, K.M., Gonen, M., Barutcu, A.R., Kalaylioglu, Z., Isbilen, M., Konu, O., Chen, Y.T., Altorki, N.K., and Gure, A.O.  (2013), Cancer-testis gene expression is associated with the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677 CT polymorphism in non-small cell lung carcinoma, BMC Medical Genetics