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Office Location

440 Huntington Avenue
310G West Village H
Boston, MA 02115

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Meena Choi, 202 WVH
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000

Research Interests

  • Development of statistical methods, tools, and software for the analysis of mass spectrometry-based proteomics and metabolomic data
  • Integrative analyses of genomic, proteomic and metabolomic experiments
  • Interdisciplinary research for biomarker discovery of disease
  • Statistical consulting for design and analysis of experiments


  • PhD in Statistics, Purdue University
  • MS in Applied Statistics, Purdue University
  • BS in Management, Purdue University
  • BS in Biology, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology – South Korea


Meena Choi is a statistician and an associate research scientist in the Olga Vitek Lab at Northeastern University. She holds a BS in Biology from the Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology, and a PhD in Statistics from Purdue University. Meena’s work focuses on statistical methods for quantitative proteomics. She is the lead developer and maintainer of MSstat, a software package that provides statistical relative protein significance analysis in DDA, SRM and DIA experiments

About Me

Where did you grow up?

South Korea

What are the specifics of your graduate education?

I studied statistical methods for quantitative mass spectrometry-based proteomics.

What’s one problem you’d like to solve with your research?

I would like to develop statistical methods for the analysis of mass spectrometry-based proteomics and metabolomics data.

What aspect of your work do you find most interesting?

I am interested in interdisciplinary and reproducible research as well as communication with other researchers.

What are your research goals going forward?

I plan on continuing research on integrative analyses of genomic, proteomic and metabolomic experiments.