PhD Student, Tyler Grimes, Receives Travel Award

Congratulations to first year PhD biostatistics student, Tyler Grimes, as he has received a travel award from the International Society for Computational Biology, to attend the 25th Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and the 16th European Conference on Computational Biology.

Annual Spring Picnic

On April, 29, 2017, the department hosted its annual spring picnic. All department faculty, staff, students, visitors and their families were invited to attend. This year the picnic took place at Drs. Somnath and Susmita Datta’s home here in Gainesville, Florida.

Dr. Peihua Qiu, Plenary Speaker at the STU Hunter Research Conference 2017

Each year, the conference invites 6 plenary speakers to present their research on topics that are considered fundamentally important to applied statistical research and applications.

Professor, Sam Wu and Associate Professor, Yang Yang Awarded UF Term Professorship Awards

Congratulations to two University of Florida Department of Biostatistics faculty members, Sam Wu, Ph.D., and Yang Yang, Ph.D., who received UF Term Professorship Awards.

Dr. Ira Longini named as a UF Research Foundation Professor

The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continuing distinction in their fields.

Successful Biostatistics Workshop

The department hosted a successful workshop titled, Statistical Inference for Biomedical Big Data, on April 7th and 8th. The workshop brought together prominent statisticians to discuss and foster the cutting –edge developments of statistical theory, methods, and tools for biomedical big data analysis.

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Welcome to the Department of Biostatistics

Clinical and Translational Research BuildingThe mission of the Department of Biostatistics is to develop, disseminate and apply biostatistical and analytical methods for research in the health sciences, encompassing both research design and analysis.  We strive to advance knowledge in biostatistics and health through educational programs for students and researchers, and we provide leadership and outstanding scholarship in research, teaching, and service in fulfillment of this mission.

The department headquarters are housed in the Clinical and Translational Research Building, with the Center for Statistical and Quantitative Infectious Diseases (CSQUID) located at Dauer Hall and the Children's Oncology Group Statistics and Data Center located off-campus.  The Department shares space with several other departments including UF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute on Aging.

Announcements

Upcoming Events:

July 21, 2017
Faculty Meeting
CTRB 5235; 9:30am- 11:00am

August 4, 2017
Doctoral Commencement Ceremony
Phillips Center 4:00pm

August 5, 2017
Master's, Specialist's, and Bachelor's Commencement Ceremony
Phillips Center 10:00am

August 8, 2017
Guest Speaker Seminar- Dr. Lihui Zhao
CTRB 2161/2162 10:00am- 11:00am

August 18, 2017
Biostatistics New Student Orientation
CTRB 3161/3162 10:30am- 12:30pm

January 27, 2018
PHHP 60th Anniversary Gala
Ben Hill Griffin Touchdown Terrace

April 6, 2018
PHHP Research Day

May 17-20, 2018
IISA International Conference on Statistics

Faculty Search

The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting

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