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Researcher: Murray Clayton

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Areas of Expertise
  • Clinical trials
  • Statistical computing
  • Data visualization
  • Survival analysis
  • Functional data analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Theoretical statistics
  • Statistical tools to address complex problems in the agricultural, environmental and biological sciences
  • Patterns of plant and human diseases across large geographical regions
Web Site Murray Clayton's Department of Statistics Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,087,381 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, issued January 2012.
  • 7,886,691 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, issued February 2011.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20110137630 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, published June 2011.
  • 20070056516 - Method for optimizing health and productivity of milk producing animals, published March 2007.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Spatial scan statistics for detection of multiple clusters with arbitrary shapes. Lin PS, Kung YH, Clayton M. Biometrics. 2016 Mar 8. doi: 10.1111/biom.12509. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Clinical relevance of the discrepancy in phenylalanine concentrations analyzed using tandem mass spectrometry compared with ion-exchange chromatography in phenylketonuria. Stroup BM, Held PK, Williams P, Clayton MK, Murali SG, Rice GM, Ney DM. Mol Genet Metab Rep. 2016 Jan 16;6:21-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ymgmr.2016.01.001. eCollection 2016 Mar.

  • Temporal trends and sources of variation in carbon flux from coarse woody debris in experimental forest canopy openings. Forrester JA, Mladenoff DJ, D'Amato AW, Fraver S, Lindner DL, Brazee NJ, Clayton MK, Gower ST. Oecologia. 2015 Nov;179(3):889-900. doi: 10.1007/s00442-015-3393-4. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

  • Are the numbers adding up? Exploiting discrepancies among complementary population models. Stenglein JL, Zhu J, Clayton MK, Van Deelen TR. Ecol Evol. 2015 Jan;5(2):368-76. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1365. Epub 2014 Dec 24.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Biostatistics, Forest Ecology & Management
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-6459
Current University UW–Madison
Department Statistics / Plant Pathology
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 580 Russell Laboratories
Address Line 2 1630 Linden Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Statistics, 1983
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Method for Optimizing Health and Productivity of Milk Producing Animals