Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Dennis Keith Pearl, PhD

Dennis Keith Pearl, PhD

Professor, Statistics
Scientific Program:Cancer Control
dkp13@psu.edu

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

2019

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-9074-0_7

2017

Rossman, A & Pearl, DK 2017, 'Interview with Dennis Pearl' Journal of Statistics Education, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 50-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/10691898.2017.1292736

2016

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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10691898.2016.1190190
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. https://doi.org/10.1187/cbe.14-01-0018
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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00180-015-0594-6
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. https://doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-15-0187

2015

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11165-014-9435-9

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