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. The workshop provided the opportunity for faculty and graduate students to interact with the top researchers and identify important directions for future research.
In addition to the three keynote and 23 invited speaker presentations, students and postdoc submitters had the opportunity to compete for four travel awards and three paper awards. There was also the opportunity for students to display a poster during the poster session.
For more information about the workshop and to view photos of the event, please visit the website: http://biostat.ufl.edu/seminars/biostatistics-workshop/