News & Events

News & Events

Latest

Headshot of Carolyn hutter
Headshot of Carolyn hutter
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.

leek_jeff_updated2021
leek_jeff_updated2021
Biostat alum Jeff Leek receives 2021 COPSS Presidents’ Award
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).
Masked researcher holding vial of blood - Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images
Masked researcher holding vial of blood - Britta Pedersen/dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images
New Evidence Points To Antibodies As A Reliable Indicator Of Vaccine Protection
NPR,

Fred Hutch biostatisticians and UW faculty members Holly Janes and Peter Gilbert spoke with NPR about new evidence that points to antibodies as a reliable indicator of vaccine protection. David Benkeser (PhD, '15) is also quoted.

Summary of recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genomics research.
Summary of recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genomics research.
Pre-print: Recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry in genetic research: experiences from the NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) program
ArXiv.org,

Commentary and concrete recommendations on the use and reporting of race, ethnicity, and ancestry across the arc of genetic research, including terminology, data harmonization, analysis, and reporting.

Painting of woolly mammoth
Painting of woolly mammoth
Scientists document life of Alaskan wooly mammoth using his tusk
ABC News Times,

Amy Willis was part of the international research team that reconstructed incredible details about the life of a woolly mammoth using isotope and genetic data.