Nasrine Bendjilali, PhD

Assistant Professor


Department of Mathematics

Rowan University
Robinson Hall 228 D
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028, USA

Office:   Robinson Hall 228 D
Phone:  (856) 256-4500 Ext 3846

Courses: Fall 2016

  • Probability and Mathematical Statistics
  • Calculus II

Education and Training:

  • M.S., Mathematics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.
  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.
  • Associate Specialist, Division of Medical Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cerebrovascular Research, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Research Interests and Expertise

  • Multiple hypothesis testing procedures and their applications in biomedical sciences.
  • Statistical methods for the genetic mapping of complex human traits.
  • Genetic factors contributing to risk and development of complex human traits.
  • Longevity and healthy aging.
  • Design and analysis of high-throughput genomic data.
  • Genome-wide association and candidate gene studies.
  • Population Genetics.

Selected Publications

  • Weinsheimer S, Bendjilali N, Nelson J, Guo DE, Zaroff JG, Sidney S, McCulloch CE, Al-Shahi Salman R, Berg JN, Koeleman BP, Simon M, Bostroem A, Fontanella M, Sturiale CL, Pola R, Puca A, Lawton MT, Young WL, Pawlikowska L, Klijn CJ, Kim H, Consortium G-A. Genome-wide association study of sporadic brain arteriovenous malformations. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2016


  • Kremer PH, Koeleman BP, Pawlikowska L, Weinsheimer S, Bendjilali N, Sidney S, Zaroff JG, Rinkel GJ, van den Berg LH, Ruigrok YM, de Kort GA, Veldink JH, Kim H, Klijn CJ. Evaluation of genetic risk loci for intracranial aneurysms in sporadic arteriovenous malformations of the brain. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2014


  • Bendjilali N, Nelson J, Weinsheimer S, Sidney S, Zaroff JG, Hetts SW, Segal M, Pawlikowska L, McCulloch CE, Young WL, Kim H. Common variants on 9p21.3 are associated with brain arteriovenous malformations with accompanying arterial aneurysms. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. 2014


  • Bendjilali N, Hsueh WC, He Q, Willcox DC, Nievergelt CM, Donlon TA, Kwok PY, Suzuki M, Willcox BJ. Who are the okinawans? Ancestry, genome diversity, and implications for the genetic study of human longevity from a geographically isolated population. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. 2014


  • Bendjilali N, Kim H, Weinsheimer S, Guo DE, Kwok PY, Zaroff JG, Sidney S, Lawton MT, McCulloch CE, Koeleman BP, Klijn CJ, Young WL, Pawlikowska L. A genome-wide investigation of copy number variation in patients with sporadic brain arteriovenous malformation. PloS one. 2013;8:e71434


  • Markova SM, De Marco T, Bendjilali N, Kobashigawa EA, Mefford J, Sodhi J, Le H, Zhang C, Halladay J, Rettie AE, Khojasteh C, McGlothlin D, Wu AH, Hsueh WC, Witte JS, Schwartz JB, Kroetz DL. Association of cyp2c9*2 with bosentan-induced liver injury. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. 2013;94:678-686

Contact Information
Phone: (856) 256-4500 Ext 3846