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Dr. Susmita Datta: Book Publication

Published: Mar 10th, 2017

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.

Biostatistics Workshop

Published: Feb 16th, 2017

Statistical Inference for Biomedical Big Data

April 7 & 8, 2017

This workshop, which is to bring together some prominent statisticians in the field of biomedical big data and some local biomedical researchers, will provide a platform for the development of new statistical theory and methodology for biomedical big data as well as interdisciplinary interactions.

UF Plays Key Role in Trial for Successful Ebola Vaccine

Published: Jan 3rd, 2017

Researchers at the University of Florida have played an integral role in the vaccine trial’s execution, finding that it is 100 percent effective at preventing Ebola when given 10 or more days prior to exposure to the deadly virus.

Department of Biostatistics 2016 Newsletter

Published: Dec 7th, 2016

Please view our annual newsletter to learn about the many accomplishments and activities that took place in the department for the year 2016!  

Make A Gift

Published: Nov 30th, 2016

Make a gift online to the Department of Biostatistics

Gifts made to the Department of Biostatistics greatly enhance our student support as well as departmental growth and stature. If you are interested in being a part of our growing department and future successes.

Dr. Somnath Datta: President of IISA for Year 2018

Published: Nov 29th, 2016

In November of 2016, Dr. Somnath Datta was elected as President of the International Indian Statistical Association (IISA) for the year 2018.

Aspen Institute Italia Award Winner: Dr. Ira Longini

Published: Nov 22nd, 2016

Dr. Ira Longini, Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, along with a team of Italian and American researchers, is an Aspen Institute Italia Award recipient. This award recognizes a significant research contribution in the field of natural, theoretical or applied sciences produced jointly by scientists from Italy and the U.S.

Zika virus: Only a few small outbreaks likely to occur in the continental US

Published: Sep 16th, 2016

Based on current data, our model projects only small outbreaks from mosquito transmission in the continental U.S. that are likely to die out before spreading to new areas.

Recording Begins for New Online MS in Biostatistics!

Published: Sep 5th, 2016

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to announce we are now recording MS courses in our campus program!

This footage will be used to begin developing video content for the new online Master of Science program in Biostatistics.

Non-travel Zika cases in Fla. could approach 400 by summer’s end

Published: Aug 26th, 2016

Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions.