Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics at ENAR – The Importance of Mentoring

In an era when many are exploring effective ways to increase the representation of minorities in STEM, how do organizations go about implementing new strategies?  The first step is often … Continue reading “Fostering Diversity in Biostatistics at ENAR – The Importance of Mentoring”

Epidemiology Seminar with Alumnus Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen

MR GENIUS: A Principled Approach to Robust Mendelian Randomization Inference Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, PhD Luddy Family President’s Distinguished Professor Professor of Statistics Wharton University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, October 21, 2020 … Continue reading “Epidemiology Seminar with Alumnus Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen”

Dr. Joseph Hogan, ScD ’95, to Receive Lagakos Alumni Award – 10/15

Please join us as we celebrate Department alumnus Dr. Joseph Hogan, ScD ’95, Carole and Lawrence Sirovich Professor of Public Health, Professor of Biostatistics, and Deputy Director of the Data Science … Continue reading “Dr. Joseph Hogan, ScD ’95, to Receive Lagakos Alumni Award – 10/15”

Nan Laird to Give the 25th Distinguished Statistician Colloquium

The Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut will host the 25th Distinguished Statistician Colloquium. The purpose of the Colloquium is to provide a forum for a distinguished statistician … Continue reading “Nan Laird to Give the 25th Distinguished Statistician Colloquium”

Big Data Bowl Leads to Big Opportunities for Recent Grad Matt Ploenzke

In exciting news, the San Francisco 49ers have hired recent Biostats graduate Matt Ploenzke, PhD’20, to their analytics team.  Ploenzke, who’s previous work with Professor Rafa Irizarry focused on applying machine learning methods to cancer genomics, applied … Continue reading “Big Data Bowl Leads to Big Opportunities for Recent Grad Matt Ploenzke”

Myrto Lefkopoulou Lecture with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen

The Department was honored to virtually host alumnus Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, PhD ’06, as he presented this year’s Myrto Lefkopoulou lecture last week. Thank you to the committee chair Garrett Fitzmaurice and the award committee members for … Continue reading “Myrto Lefkopoulou Lecture with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen”

Career Development Seminar: Spotlight on Health Data Science

Conquering the Interview: Spotlight on Health Data Science 2 consecutive Mondays, September 21 and 28, 2020  |  11:30—1:00pm EST Email for Zoom information Heather Mattie and Erin Lake invite you … Continue reading “Career Development Seminar: Spotlight on Health Data Science”

Myrto Lefkopoulou Lecture with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen

We are extremely pleased for Department alumnus Dr. Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, PhD ’06, to present the 2020 Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lectureship later this week. Please join us for his virtual lecture on: … Continue reading “Myrto Lefkopoulou Lecture with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen”

Myrto Lecture with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen – 9/17

We are extremely pleased to announce that Department  alumnus Dr. Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen will be the recipient of the 2020 Myrto Lefkopoulou Distinguished Lectureship. Please join us for his virtual lecture, “An introduction to … Continue reading “Myrto Lecture with Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen – 9/17”