Events & News

We have a vibrant seminar series and an energetic research faculty. Please see the Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Website for news and events.


2nd year student, Jinyuan Liu (pictured above), has been named the “Clinical Statistics Intern” with Bayer Pharmaceuticals for the summer of 2019.  Congratulations, Jinyuan!


3rd year student, Brian Kwan (pictured above), was awarded the Lester R. Curtin Award and will be traveling to the 2019 Conference on Statistical Practice (CSP) in New Orleans, Lousiana, February 14-16, 2019.  You can learn more about Brian and his fellow CSP travel grant winners here. Congratulations, Brian!


3rd year student, Yuqi Qiu (pictured above), has been named the "2019 MRL Biostatistics Intern" with Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (better know as Merck). His work will be with a group that focuses on Neuroscience and Oncology.  Congratulations, Yuqi!


Brian Kwan

Brian Kwan (pictured center) a third year Biostatistics PhD student, has been awarded a prestigious 5-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) for 2018. This competitive program in STEM fields has about a 10% award rate. Look for an upcoming article in AMSTAT news describing the NSF GRFP program.

Yuqi Qiu

Yuqi Qiu, a third year Biostatistics PhD Student, presenting his research in Alzheimer’s at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 2018.


Jinyuan at Conference

Jinyuan Liu (pictured third from left) second year Biostastistics PhD Student, presenting her research at the 2018 AIHN Meetup and Artificial Intelligence Horizons Colloqium.  Her research "Knowledge Extraction on Risk Factors of Loneliness: Natural Language Processing and Traditional Approaches" compares the risk factors of loneliness using traditional meta-analyses and Natural Language Processing methods.  (Also pictured her mentors/collaborators, from left to right: Dr. Colin Depp, Dr. Ellen Lee, and Dr. Dilip Jeste)