Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Dennis Keith Pearl, PhD

Dennis Keith Pearl, PhD

Professor, Statistics
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Astrocytoma
  • Gangliosides
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Genes
  • Glioma
  • Proteins
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glycolipids
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Survival
  • Growth

Recent Publications


Liu, L, Anderson, C, Pearl, DK & Edwards, SV 2019, Modern phylogenomics: Building phylogenetic trees using the multispecies coalescent model. in Methods in Molecular Biology. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 1910, Humana Press Inc., pp. 211-239.


Rossman, A & Pearl, DK 2017, 'Interview with Dennis Pearl' Journal of Statistics Education, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 50-58.


Lesser, LM, Pearl, DK & Weber, JJ 2016, 'Assessing fun items’ effectiveness in increasing learning of college introductory statistics students: Results of a randomized experiment', Journal of Statistics Education, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 54-62.
Federer, MR, Nehm, RH & Pearl, DK 2016, 'Examining gender differences in written assessment tasks in biology: A case study of evolutionary explanations', CBE Life Sciences Education, vol. 15, no. 1, ar2, pp. 2-11.
Dinov, ID, Siegrist, K, Pearl, DK, Kalinin, A & Christou, N 2016, 'Probability Distributome: a web computational infrastructure for exploring the properties, interrelations, and applications of probability distributions', Computational Statistics, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 559-577.
Knobloch, TJ, Uhrig, LK, Pearl, DK, Casto, BC, Warner, BM, Clinton, SK, Sardo-Molmenti, CL, Ferguson, JM, Daly, BT, Riedl, K, Schwartz, SJ, Vodovotz, Y, Buchta, AJ, Schuller, DE, Ozer, E, Agrawal, A & Weghorst, CM 2016, 'Suppression of proinflammatory and prosurvival biomarkers in oral cancer patients consuming a black raspberry phytochemical-rich troche', Cancer Prevention Research, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 159-171.


Federer, MR, Nehm, RH, Opfer, JE & Pearl, DK 2015, 'Using a constructed-response instrument to explore the effects of item position and item features on the assessment of students’ written scientific explanations' Research in Science Education, vol. 45, no. 4, A003, pp. 527-553.

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