Dr. Lacey received her A.B. in mathematics from Bryn Mawr College in 1994. After working in industry for two years, she returned to graduate school in 1996 in the Department of Statistics at Yale University and earned her Ph.D. in 2003. While completing her dissertation, she gained considerable experience in microarray analysis as a part-time research assistant in Dr. Paul Lizardi's lab in the Department of Pathology at the Yale University School of Medicine. She joined the Department of Mathematics at Tulane University as an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2003 and was appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at the Tulane University School of Public Health in January 2004. Dr. Lacey’s research is rooted in statistical genetics, focusing on problems related to phylogeny reconstruction, and she is generally interested in the development of statistical methods for the analysis of biological data.
Tulane Cancer Center Contributing Member