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
Congratulations to the four UW Biostatistics students who received honors at the 2018 WNAR student paper competition. WNAR is the Western North American Region (WNAR) of The International Biometric Society which sponsors an annual student paper competition as part of the organization’s annual scientific meeting.
Kenneth Rice, an associate professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington School of Public Health, has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation’s pre-eminent professional statistical society.
Kung-Yee Liang (PhD, Biostatistics ’82) is the new president of Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes (a blend of the CDC and NIH). One of the world’s preeminent biostatisticians, he pioneered statistical methods that have yielded new insights into disease risk factors and genetic epidemiology.
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.
A first-generation college student from the Colombian coffee belt, Mauricio Sadinle deviated from the family business to pursue higher education. With help from an unlikely pen pal, he used statistics to quantify the toll of Colombia’s war with rebels. Now, he uses statistics to improve the quality of data and to unlock data's full potential.