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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.

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.

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.

UN’s interventions in Sierra Leone significantly slowed Ebola

Published: Mar 29th, 2016

The United Nations’ interventions in the Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak led to a dramatic drop in the transmission of the disease, according to a study led by a University of Florida Health researcher.

Department of Biostatistics welcomes new faculty, Qinglin Pei, PhD

Published: Feb 15th, 2016

Dr. Pei holds a PhD degree in statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her PhD study was focused on analysis and simulation of flash sequencing, which is a novel genome sequencing method.

Researchers present inner workings of Ebola vaccine trial

Published: Feb 12th, 2016

An experimental vaccine combined with an innovative way of vaccinating people has resulted in an estimated 100 percent efficacy of the vaccine against the Ebola virus in West Africa — and the approach could establish a new way of responding to outbreaks of emerging pathogens, including the Zika virus.

Ira Longini and WHO team lead breakthrough Ebola vaccine trial

Published: Oct 22nd, 2015

The world’s largest outbreak of the Ebola virus has infected more than 28,000 people and killed more than 11,000 since March 2014 when the epidemic began spreading across West Africa. In July 2015 the World Health Organization announced a major development in the Ebola fight: