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Katie Colborn Wins Gates Foundation Grant

Kathryn Colborn, PhD, a secondary faculty member of the Department and a Senior Investigator with the Center for Global Health, is pursuing an innovative project titled "Development of an automated early warning system for malaria transmission using machine learning."  Katie's research is being funded in part by a Grand Challenges Explorations award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Competition for these awards is fierce, with only a 4% success rate.

PhD Student Wins IBC Awards for Oral Presentation

DeWitt.jpgPeter 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.

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