JSM Student Paper Competition Winner

PhD Student Georgia Papadogeorgou has been selected as one of the winners of the 2016 JSM Student Paper Competition for her paper Towards Adjustment for Completely Unobserved Confounding.   As part of … Continue reading “JSM Student Paper Competition Winner”

StatStart: Diversity in Statistics

Concerned by the lack of diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs, doctoral students Octavious Talbot and Alex Ocampo recruited Kelly Mosesso and Sam Tracy to teach programming … Continue reading “StatStart: Diversity in Statistics”

Small Workshops 2016

A generous gift from the Minerva Foundation supported NIH cost sharing expenses and made possible the funding of the new Biostatistics Workshop program.  Five workshop grants were awarded in the … Continue reading “Small Workshops 2016”

Student and Postdoc Awards 2015

Doctoral student Joey Antonelli (PhD ’15) won a 2015 ENAR student paper award for his paper “Mitigating Bias in Generalized Linear Mixed Models: The Case for Bayesian Nonparametrics”, written jointly … Continue reading “Student and Postdoc Awards 2015”