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

Published: Apr 26th, 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

Published: Apr 21st, 2017

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

Published: Apr 21st, 2017

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

Published: Apr 19th, 2017

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

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.

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.