UW Biostatistics Professor Bruce Weir is part of an international team of scientists that has used DNA test results of large ivory seizures made by law enforcement to link multiple ivory shipments to the same network of dealers operating out of a handful of African ports.
Robin Nance, UW Biostat grad (MS ’04) and current doctoral student in epidemiology, is among the lead authors of this new study. She's credited with helping to develop the statistical models "that formed the backbone of the paper.”
There is a new, innovative approach to dengue vaccine development, according to a paper published Aug. 20 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington School of Public Health led the study.
UW professor Daniela Witten has been named a 2018 Simons Investigator in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems by the Simons Foundation’s Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences and Division of Life Sciences
What genetic and personal information are people exposing when they upload information to third-party sites? There is no blanket answer according to UW Biostatistics Research Scientist and PhD Candidate Sarah Catherine Nelson.