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.

Dr. Susmita Datta: Book Publication

Dr. Susmita Datta, Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, recently had her book, “Statistical Analysis of Proteomics, Metabolomics, and Lipidomics Data Using Mass Spectrometry”, published by Springer. This book presents an overview of computational and statistical design and analysis of mass spectrometry-based proteomics, metabolomics, and lipidomics data.

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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:

May 31, 2017
CTRB Blood Drive
CTRB, 10:00am- 5:30pm

June 16, 2017
Seminar Series, CTRB 2161/2162 11:00-12:00pm
Ming-Hui Chen, PhD
Professor, Department of Statistics
University of Connecticut

June 16, 2017
Faculty Meeting
CTRB 5235; 9:30am- 11:00am

Faculty Search

The Department of Biostatistics is currently recruiting

About Biostatistics

UF Biostatistics Faculty

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Our faculty members include leaders in the development of statistical methods for clinical trials, survival analysis, decision theory and genetic studies. Their mission is to provide scholarship in biostatistics and partnership in research for the six colleges of UF's Health Science Center, as well as the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the UF Shands Cancer Center, the McKnight Brain Institute and other academic units across UF.

Widely published in academic journals and well-funded by numerous sponsors, such as the National Institutes of Health, the Children's Oncology Group Foundation, St. Baldrick's Foundation and the Department of Veterans Affairs, biostatistics faculty members are performing critical scientific investigations that offer many opportunities for students in the department's Ph.D., M.S., and M.P.H. programs.

The Department is located in the Clinical and Translational Research Building , with the Center for Statistical Quantitative Infectious Disease (CSQUID) being located in Dauer Hall. The Department shares space with several other departments and UF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Institute on Aging.

To learn more about the Department of Biostatistics, we invite you to explore our web site as well as: