News & Updates

Jul. 13, 2017
The Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Department has again partnered with NC State to host 25 undergraduates from all over the United States for the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) program. SIBS Students met and discussed career opportunities and paths with Hillary Mulder and Angie Wu (graduates of the Duke...
Jun. 22, 2017
Beginning last year, Duke OIT’s Mark McCahill started working with Apache Spark as a resource for students in the Statistical Computing and Computation (STA663) class taught by Cliburn Chan and Janice McCarthy of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics. Full story here
Jun. 16, 2017
The B&B Department is pleased to announce that Warren Kibbe, PhD, acting deputy director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and director of the NCI’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Information Technology, will join Duke University School of Medicine in August as chief for Translational Biomedical Informatics in the Department...
May. 22, 2017
Liz Turner, PhD, John Gallis, Sc.M, and Fan Li, Ph.D student, recently co-authored a two-part review series focusing on methodological developments in the design and analysis of group-randomized trials together with David Murray of NIH and Melanie Prague of INRIA (France) and Harvard. The first article, focusing on design issues,...
May. 16, 2017
The Duke Master’s of Biostatistics program held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Several students received awards. Chosen by her class, Leah Gerber received the Student Leadership Award. The Outstanding Masters Project Awards, were given to Dr. Rachel Greenberg (Applied) and Hengshi Yu (Methodological). Tianhui Zhou received the...

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