Linda Gai joined the Lieber Institute as a Staff Scientist I-Bioinformatics in early 2021. Her research interests are in the intersection of statistics, genetics, and genomics. Linda received a B.A. in Math at Swarthmore College in 2015, and an ScM in Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University in 2019. Her graduate work was on statistical methods for detecting disease-associated rare variants in family studies, and her undergraduate thesis was on Bayesian model averaging.