The Department of Biostatistics is the home or a participating department for multiple training grants from different National Institutes of Health (NIH) institutes. All training grants listed below provide student trainees with research training in the biomedical sciences. They all share common features with respect to recruitment, training goals, training requirements, and reporting. Per NIH guidelines, traineeships are only available to U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents who are pursuing or intend to pursue a PhD. The Training Grants are distinguished by specific training objectives that reflect the priorities of the funding Institute. A brief summary of each training program affiliated with or housed in the Biostatistics department is listed below.
- BEBTEH - Biostatistics, Epidemiologic and Bioinformatic Training in Environmental Health
- Big Data for Genomics & Neuroscience
- Cancer Epidemiology
- Oral Health - Public Health and Behavioral Research in Dentistry
- Statistical Genetics - Statistical Genetics Training Grant (joint program of the Departments of Biostatistics, Genome Science and Statistics) offers training in laboratory techniques for genetic data and training in the responsible conduct of research. Trainees take the courses required for the PhD tracks in statistical genetics (Biostatistics or Statistics) or for the Certificate in Statistical Genetics (Genome Sciences).