PhD Student Wins IBC Awards for Oral Presentation
Peter DeWitt, PhD candidate in Biostatistics, received two awards at the XXVIIIth International Biometric Conference (IBC) held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in July 2016. Peter received both the International Biometric Society Award for the Best Student Oral Presentation for ‘Parsimonious B-spline Regression Models via Control Polygon Reduction’, along with the Western North American Region Award (WNAR) for ‘Runner-up of the Oral Presentation of the 2016 WNAR Student Paper Competition’. Peter works with faculty members Drs. Sam MaWhinney and Nichole Carlson.
CoSIBS Summer Institute
Sponsored by NIH's National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the Colorado Summer Institute in Biostatistics (CoSIBS) is a great overview for advanced undergraduate and early-stage graduate students interested in biostatistics. Learn more about CoSIBS.
New MS Track in Statistical Genomics and Genetics
The Department of Biostatistics and Informatics is pleased to announce a special designation for MS students who focus on statistical methods for analyzing genomics and genetics data. This "track" recognition helps with subsequent employment and other opportunities. Learn more about the MS Track in Statistical Genomics and Genetics.
Second Annual Conference for Statistical Methods in Imaging
June 1st-3rd, 2016. Hosted by the Department and co-sponsored by the ASA Statistics in Imaging Section, the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, and the Center for NeuroScience at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, this conference will feature lectures, invited sessions, poster presentations, and a student paper competition. Learn more about the Statistical Methods in Imaging Conference.
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