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Dengue double punch: Combo controls

Published: Jan 22nd, 2020

New research published this week in PNAS predicts the most strategic combination of dengue control methods to drastically curtail, if not eliminate, dengue from the Mexican state of Yucatán. Interventions […]

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Dongyuan Wu Awarded 2019 International Student Achievement Award for Outstanding Academic Performance

Published: Dec 5th, 2019

Ms. Dongyuan Wu graduated from Minzu University of China in Beijing, China with her bachelor’s degree in Applied Statistics in 2017. She is currently a second-year master student in the […]

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First Ebola Vaccine Moves Closer to Licensing, with Help of UF Researchers

Published: Nov 20th, 2019

The European Medicines Agency, or EMA, has announced its conditional marketing authorization of a vaccine used to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus. University of Florida researchers played an […]

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Qiu received an NSF grant on Modelling and Monitoring of Image Sequences

Published: Aug 2nd, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Peihua Qiu, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, who received a prestigious NSF grant with the title “Longitudinal Modelling and Sequential Monitoring of Image Data […]

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Ying He named University of Florida Outstanding Young Alumna

Published: May 8th, 2019

Ying He, Ph.D., a 2014 graduate of the doctoral program in biostatistics, is one of a select group of University of Florida alumni named to this year’s prestigious “40 Under […]

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Dr. Babette Brumback selected as a Fellow of the ASA

Published: May 8th, 2019

Dr. Babette Brumback was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). This is a prestigious accomplishment. The contributions that are considered in selecting ASA Fellows are published […]

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Dr. Natalie Dean awarded NIH NIAID R01 grant

Published: Aug 30th, 2018

The Department of Biostatistics wishes to congratulate Dr. Natalie Dean on her recent award from NIH/NIAID. The project, “Design and Analysis of Vaccine Trials for Emerging Infectious Disease Threats”, is […]

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Dr. Somnath Datta awarded NIH NIDCR grant

Published: Aug 9th, 2018

The Department of Biostatistics wishes to congratulate Dr. Somnath Datta on his recent award from the National Institute of Health NIDCR. The project, “A Novel Analysis Plan for the Caries […]

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Dr. Steven Foti’s Tips for Twitter is Published in AMSTAT News

Published: Jun 12th, 2018

Dr. Steven Foti, Clinical Assistant Professor, authored the article titled, Academic Twitter- Statistics Education. This article was recently published in the AMSTAT News.

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Department of Biostatistics Hosts IISA 2018 Conference

Published: Jun 1st, 2018

The department of biostatistics hosted the International Indian Statistical Association’s annual meeting. This four day conference attracted 300 participants and was held May 17-20, 2018 at the HPNP Complex at the University of Florida.