Credentials: Professor, Department of Botany, Department of Statistics
Cécile Ané is a professor in the Department of Statistic and in the Department of Botany at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on the development of statistical methods and software for the study of evolution: from animals, to plants, bacteria or viruses, using models that capture enough biological relevance but remain computationally feasible in our Big Data era. Dr. Ané teaches applied statistics, provides statistical consulting at UW-Madison, serves as president for the Society for Systematic Biology, and was recently named H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellow.
Cécile Ané graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and earned her PhD in Mathematics from the Université de Toulouse III.