Stat364: Scalable Statistical Inference for Big Data with Applications Time: 10:30am-11:45am, Tuesday, Spring 2020 Location: Science Center 705 Lead Instructor: Xihong Lin Unprecedented advances in digital technology have produced a … Continue reading “New Course: Stat 346 with Xihong Lin”
In recent years, researchers have been making progress on developing treatments that leverage the human immune system to overcome various forms of cancer. The relatively nascent pursuit of cancer immunotherapies … Continue reading “PQG Conference Explores Intersection of Cancer, Immunology, and Data Science”
The Biostatistics Department mourns the recent passing of Professor Marianne Wessling-Resnick. During her time at in the Department of Nutrition, Professor Wessling-Resnick made many significant contributions to the professional and … Continue reading “Remembering Marianne Wessling-Resnick”
iBright Conference 2019 November 11-13th The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Co-chaired by Professor of Biostatistics and PQG Coordinating Director, Xihong Lin.
The 2019 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held on Thursday, July 18th. Research project presentations were given … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium”
Zachary McCaw, one of this year’s Biostats graduates who was recently profiled by the School, says his time at Harvard Chan School made him a better problem solver, and has … Continue reading “Zack McCaw Searches for Signals in Big Data’s Noise”
Lunchtime Career Chat with Shannon Stock, PhD ’11, Assistant Professor of Statistics, College of the Holy Cross Monday, March 11, 1:00-2:00pm, Rm 426 Lunch provided. All are welcome! Shannon Stock completed her Ph.D. in … Continue reading “Upcoming Career Development Events”
Doctoral student Zachary McCaw has received a 2019 Distinguished Student Paper Award, from the ASA Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics, for a paper entitled “Cross-tissue eQTL Calling via … Continue reading “Zack McCaw Receives ASA Student Paper Award”