News & Updates

Sep. 25, 2020
Three B&B Faculty, Andrew, Allen, PhD, Tim Reddy, PhD, and Warren Kibbe, PhD, with four other Duke Researchers will serve as Principal Investigators for a multimillion dollar NIH Center of Excellence in Genome Science (CEGS) award for the Duke FUNCTION Center: Pioneering the comprehensive identification of combinatorial noncoding causes of...
Aug. 20, 2020
Faculty Andrew Allen, Ph.D., collaborated with researchers at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons to uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth. This significantly increases the understanding of the condition’s genetic foundations. The findings suggest that genetic analysis could be used to counsel parents who...
Aug. 10, 2020
Faculty Sheng Luo was recently named a 2020 Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He joins ten other members of the B&B Department as an ASA Fellow. Statisticians are considered worthy of the title of fellow based on their contributions to the profession, to the association, and to society...
Aug. 6, 2020
B&B faculty, research staff and students had a strong presence at the annual JSM (the Joint Statistical Meetings) meeting this year. Due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, JSM was held online. JSM is the largest gathering of statisticians and data scientists held in North America. The theme for the conference was...
Jun. 22, 2020
While the Organizing Committee of the Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium (DISS2020) continues to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic it is clear that we will not be able to safely conduct a face-to-face meeting this August; the decision has been made to postpone the Duke-Industry Statistics Symposium from August 26-28, 2020 to...

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