Biostatistics professor Sharon Browning’s study is listed as one of the findings that contributed to “a major theme of human evolutionary studies this year: an emphasis on understanding the biological consequences of genetic variants that we inherited from our Neanderthal and Denisovan ancestors.”
The Department of Biostatistics invites applications for two full-time (100% FTE) tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level, anticipated to start July 2019. For full details including qualifications and how to submit your application, refer to the
Kelsey Grinde, a doctoral student in the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, is a recipient of the inaugural Dorothy L. Simpson Leadership Award, presented by the Seattle Chapter of Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation.
MS student Marlena Bannick always knew she wanted to work in a field where she could positively impact the health of populations, though she wasn't sure what the best fit would be. But once she took her first biostatistics course as an undergrad at UW, she was hooked.