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Patrick Heagerty
Patrick Heagerty
20 UW researchers elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences for 2021
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Patrick Heagerty, professor of biostatistics and former department chair, is among 38 new members elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences for 2021.

Extreme close up genome
Extreme close up genome
New effort to discover genetic causes of single-gene disorders
The University of Washington Genetics Analysis Center (GAC) will serve as the Data Coordination Center (DCC) for a new Mendelian Genomics Research Consortium, aimed at increasing the number of known single-gene disorders. Cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, and Huntington's disease are all examples of single-gene disorders.
Ting Ye
Ting Ye
Faculty appointment news and promotions in UW Biostatistics
Faculty appointment promotions and appointments in the department for 2021 are highlighted.
Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten
Daniela Witten elected to Institute of Mathematical Statistics' Council
Daniela Witten has been elected as a council member for the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) starting September 2021.
Sharon Browning
Sharon Browning
UW professor named senior editor for Statistical Genetics and Genomics section of GENETICS
Sharon Browning, a professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington has been named senior editor for the Statistical Genetics and Genomics section of GENETICS, a journal published by the Genetics Society of America.