Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

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Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

Jemar Bather Dissertation Defense“Contributions to Design and Analysis of Pediatric HIV Studies”Dissertation Committee: Paige Williams, Sonia Hernandez-Diaz, Christopher Sudfield, Brent CoullWednesday, April 26, 202310:00 AM Kresge 11 – and ZoomEmail for Zoom Information Daniel … Continue reading “Upcoming Dissertation Defenses”

Shuting Shen Receives 2023 SLDS Student Paper Competition Award

Congratulations to Shuting Shen, a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Xihong Lin, who received the 2023 ASA Statistical Learning and Data Sciences (SLDS) Section Student Paper Award for her … Continue reading “Shuting Shen Receives 2023 SLDS Student Paper Competition Award”

Interview with Xihong Lin on Women in STEM

Late last year, the Statistics Department interviewed Professor Xihong Lin as part of a series celebrating women in statistics and data science. Dr Lin’s research focuses on developing and applying scalable statistical and machine learning … Continue reading “Interview with Xihong Lin on Women in STEM”

Xihong Lin Named NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient

Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin who was named a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient!NCI’s Outstanding Investigator Award supports accomplished leaders in cancer research who are providing significant contributions toward understanding cancer and developing … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Named NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient”

Xihao Li Receives Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine Fellowship

Postdoc and alumna Xihao Li, PhD ’21, has recently been awarded a Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Fellowship from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), which is a one-year … Continue reading “Xihao Li Receives Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine Fellowship”

Xihong Lin Receives Jerome Sacks Award at JSM

Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin, who was named the 2022 recipient of the Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research! The NISS Board of Trustees established the award in 2000 to honor Sacks’ service as the founding … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Receives Jerome Sacks Award at JSM”

Xihong Lin to Present Distinguished Lectureship in Statistical Science

Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin, who has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Lectureship in Statistical Science (DLSS) from the Ontario Regional Centre of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI). The lecture consists of one general … Continue reading “Xihong Lin to Present Distinguished Lectureship in Statistical Science”

Xihao Li ASA Interview

After being a winner in the Student Paper Award Competition for the 2022 ASA Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics for his paper “Powerful, scalable and resource-efficient meta-analysis of … Continue reading “Xihao Li ASA Interview”