Featured stories about UW Biostatistics people, research, and impact.
Meet our two new teaching assistants working with our department's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. More information about the EDI committee's goals and initiatives.
Highlighting the work of the UW Biostatistics Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) subcommittee supporting mental health and wellness resources.
Student paper explores data thinning, a strategy to decompose individual data points into independent pieces, and offers data analysts a new tool to perform various common statistical tasks such as model selection, model testing, and inference.
After 18 years at the University of Washington, the Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (SISG) has moved to Atlanta.
Mark your calendars for Summer Institutes 2024 and learn about what changes are in store for two institutes which will be hosted in Atlanta, Georgia beginning this year.
UW Biostatistics community member contributions and accomplishments in 2023.
Peter Gilbert shares how decades of HIV research and community activism shaped COVID vaccine development
In the early 1990s, Peter Gilbert was a University of Washington (UW) undergraduate, wondering what to do with his math degree. At this time, the HIV/AIDS epidemic was reaching its peak in mortality rates, and treatment for HIV (antiretroviral therapies) had not yet been developed. Not only were communities devastated by the epidemic, but people with AIDS were stigmatized for being infected. Gilbert wanted to do something to change this.
Congratulations to UW Biostatistics alumnus Peter Sasieni (PhD 1989) was named a 2023 Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and recipient of the 2023 Don Listwin Award for outstanding contribution to cancer early detection.