About Me

I’m Mehdi Momen, a Statistical and Quantitative Geneticist and a post-doctoral research associcate in the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT). I am profoundly interested in the field of Statistical Genetics and Genomics. I am currently conducting research in the Morota Lab.

Research Interet

My research interests span a broad range of topics including quantitative genetics and animal breeding. My recent research includes 1) longitudinal modeling of image-based phenomic data using a genomic random regression model, 2) structural equation model-based GWAS, and 3) genomic connectedness.