News & Updates

Apr. 4, 2017
The American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest is a nationally coordinated data analysis competition where teams of up to five students have a weekend to attack a large, complex and surprise dataset. Biostats students composed two teams: ‘GoBiostat’ (Xingyan Wang, Lanqui Yao, Yiling Liu and Qi Gao) and ‘Exactly Normal’ (Emily...
Mar. 24, 2017
Megan Neely, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, has been chosen to receive the 2017 Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award. Dr. Neely is being honored for her continuing excellence in teaching and mentoring and for her exemplary commitment to the education of graduate students within the Department of Biostatistics...
Mar. 23, 2017
On March 20, researchers across campus came together to celebrate recent advances and partnerships in health data science at Duke. After opening remarks by Chancellor Washington, Provost Kornbluth, and Vice Dean Boulware, speakers discussed the role of data science in health and medicine at Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). The...
Mar. 1, 2017
The Center for Statistical Genetics and Genomics (StatGen) hosted a widely attended Open House in late February to introduce the Duke Community to its mission and location. The new space is centrally located on the West Campus in the heart of the medical research community in the Medical Sciences Research...
Feb. 27, 2017
In recognition of status as a research scientist and expertise in the academic community, many Duke Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics faculty members are asked to serve on the editorial boards of research journals. B&B is proud to have an unusually large number of faculty currently serving in such positions...

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