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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.

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.

Dr. Amy Cantrell Receives 2016 Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence

Published: May 10th, 2016

Amy Cantrell, PhD, a clinical associate professor of biostatistics, was selected by UF public health students for the 2016 Public Health Award for Faculty Excellence.

Isaac Sia, MPH Biostatistics Alumnus, Receives PhD

Published: May 10th, 2016

Congratulations to UF Master of Public Health (MPH) alumnus, Isaac Sia, who graduated in Spring 2016 earning a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences of the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions.