Dr. Hoeschele has been a Professor at Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech and in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech since 2002. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Hoeschele was Assistant and Associate Professor and Professor of Statistical Genetics in the Department of Dairy Science at Virginia Tech. Dr. Hoeschele was a Visiting Professor at the University of New England (Australia) in 1993, at Wageningen Agricultural University (The Netherlands) in 1995, and in the Statistics Department at North Carolina State University in 1999. Dr. Hoeschele has served and continues to serve as the Principal Investigator on smaller statistical methodology grants and as statistics/statistical genetics co-Investigator on large, collaborative grants in genomics and Genetical Systems Biology. Dr. Hoeschele's current collaborative research focuses on the genetical genomics and genetical epigenomics of common and complex human diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, via collaborations with investigators at Wake Forest University Medical School. Dr. Hoeschele's current statistical methodology research focuses on multivariate statistical methods for genome-wide asssociation (and linkage) analyses of high-dimensional phenotypes such as genome-wide gene expression, and the utilization of the SNP-phenotype associations for causal inference.