Xihong Lin Named 2021 Mosteller Statistician of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin who has been named the 2021 Mosteller Statistician of the Year! The award is in recognition of her pioneering work on statistical methods for the analysis of massive genomic, … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Named 2021 Mosteller Statistician of the Year”

Xihong Lin Receives Boston University’s L. Adrienne Cupples Award

via BU School of Public Health: The 2021 L. Adrienne Cupples Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service in Biostatistics, has been awarded to Xihong Lin, professor of biostatistics and … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Receives Boston University’s L. Adrienne Cupples Award”

The 2020 PQG Conference: Exploring the clinical implications for research on genetic variance

The Program in Quantitative Genomics recently held its 14th annual conference, “From Variants and Genes to Clinical Actions”, via Zoom on November 5-6, 2020. The conference brought together a number … Continue reading “The 2020 PQG Conference: Exploring the clinical implications for research on genetic variance”

Xihong Lin Named to UW’s List of 50 Changemakers of Public Health

Congratulations to Dr. Xihong Lin who has received the tremendous honor of being named to the University of Washington School of Public Health’s list of 50 Changemakers of Public Health for “creating high-impact statistical methods for genomic … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Named to UW’s List of 50 Changemakers of Public Health”

Get to Know Our New PhD Students!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to our first year doctoral students. Hi, my name is Michael Cork and I grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended Pomona College for … Continue reading “Get to Know Our New PhD Students!”

Kareem Carr Explains Why 2+2=5

PhD student Kareem Carr’s productive Twitter dialogue about the abstract nature of mathematics was recently  profiled by Popular Mechanics in an article entitled “Why Some People Think 2+2=5…and why they’re right.” After … Continue reading “Kareem Carr Explains Why 2+2=5”

Summer Project Presentations – 8/24 & 8/25

Our 2nd year PhD students will be presenting their summer projects on Monday, 8/24 starting at 4pm, with a second group of presentations on Tuesday, 8/25, starting at 2:30pm. Please email Jelena Follweiler for Zoom … Continue reading “Summer Project Presentations – 8/24 & 8/25”

Xihao Li Named Semifinalist for ASHG Trainee Award

Biostatistics PhD Candidate Xihao Li was selected as a semifinalist for the 2020 Charles J. Epstein Trainee Awards for Excellence in Human Genetics Research for the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society … Continue reading “Xihao Li Named Semifinalist for ASHG Trainee Award”

Dr. Helian Feng’s Successful Dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Helian Feng who successfully defended her dissertation “Integrative Statistical Methods for Multi-omics Data” today! Advisor: Dr. Peter Kraft Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Liming Liang, and Dr. Bogdan Pasaniuc (UCLA).