New Course in Reproducible Research

The Department would like to announce a new course in reproducible research that addresses the increasing need for scientific rigor and transparency in studies of biomedical data. Course content has … Continue reading “New Course in Reproducible Research”

Upcoming Defense Schedule

Yulei Wang Thesis Defense Monday, May 1, 2017, 1:00 PM, Bldg 2, Rm 401 Yulei will present her Master’s thesis on “Studying Life Rhythmicity Among Mood Disorder Patients with Smartphone Sensor Data”.  Her … Continue reading “Upcoming Defense Schedule”

2016 Holiday Message from Brent Coull

The Department was busy this past year concentrating on the development of several educational initiatives. We launched a new Masters program in Health Data Science, with the first cohort scheduled … Continue reading “2016 Holiday Message from Brent Coull”

Giovanni Parmigiani Receives Mentoring Award

On Tuesday, September 27, the 2016 Junior Faculty Mentoring Achievement Award was presented to Giovanni Parmigiani, Professor of Biostatistics. Parmigiani received the award in recognition of his support of young scholars … Continue reading “Giovanni Parmigiani Receives Mentoring Award”

Summer Project Presentations

The Biostatistics Summer Projects Presentations will be held on Tuesday, August 23, from 2-5pm in Kresge 502, followed by a reception.  Please attend if possible and help encourage our students! … Continue reading “Summer Project Presentations”

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”

Biostatistics Small Workshops

We’re pleased to announce five Biostatistics Small Workshops will be funded this year – congratulations to the organizers!  Stay tuned for more information as plans for the Workshops evolve. 1. Causal … Continue reading “Biostatistics Small Workshops”

Awards & Honors

The Department of Biostatistics congratulates Professor Victor DeGruttola (SD ’86) as this year’s recipient of the 2015 Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award, in recognition of his leadership in HIV/AIDS research, his achievements and … Continue reading “Awards & Honors”