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krista.fischer@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2021–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Genomics, Associate Professor of Biostatistics (0,20)
01.09.2018–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, Professor of Mathematical Statistics (0,80)
01.09.2018–31.12.2020   
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics, Senior Research Fellow of Biostatistics (0,20)
01.01.2018–31.08.2018   
University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics, Senior Research Fellow of Biostatistics (1,00)
01.02.2016–31.12.2017   
University of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center , Senior Research Fellow of Biostatistics (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.01.2016   
University of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center , Senior Specialist of Biostatistics (1,00)
01.01.2013–31.12.2015   
University of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center , Senior Research Fellow (1,00)
01.06.2010–31.12.2012   
University of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center , Senior Research Fellow in Genomics (1,00)
01.01.2010–31.05.2010   
University of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center , Senior Research Fellow in Genomics (0,10)
01.01.2007–31.12.2010   
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
01.09.2001–31.08.2006   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Associate Professor (1,00)
01.01.1999–31.12.2001   
post-doctoral researcher at the University of Ghent, Belgium
1994–2000   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Chair of Mathematical Statistics, Researcher (1,00)
 
 
Education
1994–1999   
doctoral studies at the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Tartu, Estonia
1992–1994   
Master of Science in Biostatistics, Limburg University, Belgium
1988–1992   
undergraduate studies in Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Tartu, specialization in mathematical statistics
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2020−...   
Member of the Senat of the University of Tartu
2015−...   
International Biometric Society: Member of the Executive Board
2002−...   
Organizer of the international course "Statistical Practice in Epidemiology using R" (Tartu University, IARC, Lyon).
2020−2020   
Member of the International Programme Committee of the 41th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics
2017−2018   
Chair of the local organizing committee and member of the programme committee of the conference "Nordstat 2018".
2016−2017   
Chair of the local organizing committee of the European Mathematical Genetics Meeting 2017
2013−2016   
President of the Nordic-Baltic Region of the International Biometric Society
2011−2011   
Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee of the 3rd Nordic-Baltic Biometric Conference (Turku, Finland, June 6-9, 2011)
2011−2014   
Chair of the Education Committee of the International Biometric Society
2009−2009   
Chair of the Local Organizing Committee and member of the Scientific Programme Committee of the 2nd Nordic-Baltic Biometric Conference (Tartu, Estonia, 2009)
2003−2005   
Member of the scientific programme committee in the 7th Tartu Conference on Multivariate Statistics (Tartu, 2003) and the 26th Annual Conference of International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (Szeged, 2005).
2002−2010   
National Secretary of the Baltic Group of the International Biometric Society

Qualifications

 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 4. Natural Sciences and Engineering; 4.5. Statistics; SPECIFICATION: biostatistics, causal inference in randomized trials
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 3. Health; 3.11. Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biophysics and Bioinformatics relating to Health Studies; SPECIFICATION: biostatistics, statistical methods in epidemiology and clinical research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.12. Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biophysics and Economic and Technological Research relating to Bio- and Environmental Sciences; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B110 Bioinformatics, medical informatics, biomathematics, biometrics ; SPECIFICATION: Statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology
 
 
Additional information
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Statistics
Master of Science in Biostatistics
University of Tartu, 1999

Limburg University, Belgium, 1994

Projects in progress

Completed projects

Dissertations under supervision

Supervised dissertations

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Schumann G, Liu C, O'Reilly P, Gao H, Song P, Xu B, Ruggeri B, Amin N, Jia T, Preis S, Segura Lepe M, Akira S, Barbieri C, Baumeister S, Cauchi S, Clarke TK, Enroth S, Fischer K, Hällfors J, Harris SE, Hieber S, Hofer E, Hottenga JJ, Johansson Å, Joshi PK, Kaartinen N, Laitinen J, Lemaitre R, Loukola A, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Mangino M, Manichaikul A, Mbarek H, Milaneschi Y, Moayyeri A, Mukamal K, Nelson C, Nettleton J, Partinen E, Rawal R, Robino A, Rose L, Sala C, Satoh T, Schmidt R, Schraut K, Scott R, Smith AV, Starr JM, Teumer A, Trompet S, Uitterlinden AG, Venturini C, Vergnaud AC, Verweij N, Vitart V, Vuckovic D, Wedenoja J, Yengo L, Yu B, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Boomsma DI, Chambers J, Chasman DI, Daniela T, de Geus E, Deary I, Eriksson JG, Esko T, Eulenburg V, Franco OH, Froguel P, Gieger C, Grabe HJ, Gudnason V, Gyllensten U, Harris TB, Hartikainen AL, Heath AC, Hocking L, Hofman A, Huth C, Jarvelin MR, Jukema JW, Kaprio J, Kooner JS, Kutalik Z, Lahti J, Langenberg C, Lehtimäki T, Liu Y, Madden PA, Martin N, Morrison A, Penninx B, Pirastu N, Psaty B, Raitakari O, Ridker P, Rose R, Rotter JI, Samani NJ, Schmidt H, Spector TD, Stott D, Strachan D, Tzoulaki I, van der Harst P, van Duijn CM, Marques-Vidal P, Vollenweider P, Wareham NJ, Whitfield JB, Wilson J, Wolffenbuttel B, Bakalkin G, Evangelou E, Liu Y, Rice KM, Desrivières S, Kliewer SA, Mangelsdorf DJ, Müller CP, Levy D, Elliott P. (2016). KLB is associated with alcohol drinking, and its gene product β-Klotho is necessary for FGF21 regulation of alcohol preference. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113 (50), 14372−14377. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1611243113.
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krista.fischer@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2021–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, genoomika instituut, biostatistika kaasprofessor (0,20)
01.09.2018–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, matemaatika ja statistika instituut, matemaatilise statistika professor (0,80)
01.09.2018–31.12.2020   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli genoomika instituut, biostatistika vanemteadur (0,20)
01.01.2018–31.08.2018   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli genoomika instituut, biostatistika vanemteadur (1,00)
01.02.2016–31.12.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Geenivaramu, biostatistika vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.01.2016   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Geenivaramu, biostatistika peaspetsialist (1,00)
01.01.2013–31.12.2015   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Geenivaramu, vanemteadur (1,00)
01.06.2010–31.12.2012   
Tartu Ülikool, Tartu Ülikooli Eesti Geenivaramu, genoomika vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2007–31.12.2010   
MRC (Medical Research Council) Biostatistika osakond, Cambridge, UK
01.09.2006–31.08.2009   
Tartu Ülikool, Arstiteaduskond, Tervishoiu instituut, biostatistika erakorraline dotsent (1,00)
01.09.2001–31.08.2006   
Tartu Ülikool, Arstiteaduskond, Tervishoiu instituut, biostatistika dotsent (1,00)
01.01.1999–31.12.2001   
teadur (järeldoktorantuuris), Genti ülikool, Belgia
1994–2000   
Tartu Ülikool, Matemaatika-informaatikateaduskond, Matemaatilise statistika instituut, Matemaatilise statistika õppetool, Teadur (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1994–1999   
doktoriõpe TÜ matemaatikateaduskonnas, matemaatilise statistika instituudi juures, spetsialiseerumine matemaatilise statistika erialal
1992–1994   
magistriõpe Belgias Limburgi ülikoolis programmi "Master of Science in Biostatistics" raames
1988–1992   
diplomiõpe Tartu Ülikooli matemaatikateaduskonnas rakendusmatemaatika erialal
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2020−...   
Tartu Ülikooli Senati liige
2015−...   
International Biometric Society: Member of the Executive Board
2002−...   
Rahvusvahelise kursuse "Statistical Practice in Epidemiology using R" (Tartu Ülikool, Tartu, IARC, Lyon) organiseerija.
2020−2020   
Konverentsi "41th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics" programmikomitee liige.
2017−2018   
Konverentsi "Nordstat 2018" kohaliku orgkomitee esimees ja programmikomitee liige
2016−2017   
Konverentsi "European Mathematical Genetics Meeting 2017" kohaliku orgkomitee juht
2013−2016   
Rahvusvahelise biomeetriaühingu "International Biometric Society" Põhja-Balti regiooni president
2011−2011   
Konverentsi "3rd Nordic-Baltic Biometric Conference" (Turu, Soome, 6.-9. juuni 2011) teadusliku programmikomitee esimees
2011−2014   
Rahvusvahelise biomeetriaühingu "International Biometric Society" hariduskomitee juhataja.
2009−2009   
Konverentsi "2nd Nordic-Baltic Biometric Conference" kohaliku orgkomitee esimees ja programmikomitee liige
2003−2005   
Järgmiste rahvusvaheliste konverentside teadusliku programmikomitee liige: "The 7th Tartu Conference on Multivariate Statistics (Tartu, 2003)", "26th Annual Conference of International Society for Clinical Biostatistics" (Szeged, 2005)
2002−2010   
Rahvusvahelise biomeetriaühingu "International Biometric Society" Balti grupi juhataja ja asutajaliige

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 3. Terviseuuringud; 3.11. Terviseuuringutega seotud uuringud, näiteks biokeemia, geneetika, mikrobioloogia, biotehnoloogia, molekulaarbioloogia, rakubioloogia, biofüüsika ja bioinformaatika; TÄPSUSTUS: biostatistika, statistilised meetodid epidemioloogias ja kliinilistes uuringutes
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.12. Bio- ja keskkonnateadustega seotud uuringud, näiteks biotehnoloogia, molekulaarbioloogia, rakubioloogia, biofüüsika, majandus- ja tehnoloogiauuringud; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B110 Bioinformaatika, meditsiiniinformaatika, biomatemaatika, biomeetrika ; TÄPSUSTUS: Statistiline geneetika, geneetiline epidemioloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
filosoofiadoktor (Ph.D.) matemaatilise statistika erialal
teadusmagister (MSc) biostatistika erialal
Tartu Ülikool, 1999

Limburgi ülikool, Belgia, 1994

Jooksvad projektid

Lõppenud projektid

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1.1.5.SMVPT20243COVID-19 study23.04.202031.12.2020Mikk JürissonUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health1 800 000,00 EUR
1.1.5.SMVPT20599COVID-19 study-211.11.202030.04.2021Mikk JürissonUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health1 643 160,00 EUR
SFSF0182648s04Evaluation of health determinants and efficacy of health intervsensions in Estonia01.01.200431.12.2008Anneli UuskülaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine302 800,62 EUR
EAGEAG112Maternal serum based multimarker test for the risk assessment to develop preeclampsia: translation to the clinic (ESTPRE study)01.03.202228.02.2023Maris LaanUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine100 000,00 EUR
ETFETF7416Premature mortality and alcohol consumption: in-depth analysis of Estonian databases and health surveys to receive evidence-based information01.01.200831.12.2010Kersti PärnaUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine34 759,25 EUR
SFSF0180142Cs08Genetic variations, lifestyle and environmental factors in shaping the human health - EGP01.01.200831.12.2013Andres MetspaluUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center 459 958,57 EUR
PUT; PUT_OPPUT1665Genetic and epidemiological predictors for all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the Estonian population.01.01.201731.12.2020Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center ; University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics244 800,00 EUR
TKSLTMR16142T (TK142)Centre of Excellence for Genomics and Translational Medicine (TK142)01.01.201601.03.2023Andres MetspaluUniversity of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center 4 474 349,50 EUR
ETFETF6570Long-term effects of hormone replacement therapy on health, quality of life and use of health services among Estonian postmenopausal women: intention-to-treat analysis and the analysis of the causal effect of adherence in a randomized trial01.01.200631.12.2007Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu20 247,22 EUR
MUUSP1GV12134T (3.2.1001.11-0033)Implementation of Individualized Medicine: Education, Prediction and Treatment01.01.201231.08.2015Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center 402 330,38 EUR
1.2.3.4.MP1GI18396R (813533)Machine Learning Frontiers in Precision Medicine01.01.201931.12.2022Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu, Institute of Genomics210 469,68 EUR
IUTIUT20-60Omics for health: an integrated approach to understand and predict human disease01.01.201431.12.2019Andres MetspaluUniversity of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center ; University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics1 327 800,00 EUR
RITA1SubprojectLP1GI18069 (RITA1/01-42-03)Clinical pilot projects of personalised medicine in the precise prevention of breast cancer and cardiovascular diseases01.01.201831.12.2020Andres MetspaluUniversity of Tartu, Institute of Genomics195 655,63 EUR
1.1.7.SMVPT21338T (2014-2020.12.03.19-0561)Development of personalized medicine solutions in Estonia_training courses01.05.202131.10.2021Mikk JürissonUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health18 695,21 EUR
1.2.3.4.MP1GI18442R (777107)Personalised Medicine by Predictive Modeling in Stroke for better Quality of Life01.05.201830.04.2022Lili Azin MilaniUniversity of Tartu, Institute of Genomics366 250,00 EUR
ETFETF9353Causal inference methodology for studies involving conventional and Mendelian randomization01.01.201231.12.2015Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu, Estonian Genome Center 60 000,00 EUR
2.1.2.SLTMS20953A framework for modelling the spread of Covid-19 and the effects of interventions in Estonia14.10.202031.12.2021Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics30 000,00 EUR
PRGPRG1197Models for risk prediction in complex data structures01.01.202131.12.2025Krista FischerUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics237 875,00 EUR