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Practical experience is an essential part of the UW Biostatistics student experience and summer internships are one way students gain insight into work and research outside academia.
‘Post-Vax COVID’ Is a New Disease
Eventually we might all have to deal with COVID-19—but a shorter, gentler version, thanks to vaccines. 2021-22 Prentice Endowed Professor and Fred Hutch biostatistician Holly Janes is quoted.
With the prevalence of the highly transmissible delta variant and the corresponding new wave of COVID-19 cases, there is growing interest in the potential use of booster doses for vaccinated populations.
NIH providing $185 million for research to advance understanding of how human genome functions
National Institutes of Health,
Carolyn Hutter (MS ’09 Biostat, PhD ’08 Epi), director of the NHGRI Division of Genome Sciences, is quoted.
Jeff Leek (PhD ’07, MS ’05) has received one of the top statistical honors, the 2021 Presidents’ Award presented by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS).