The 7th Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics


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Call For Papers: Topics in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research


Date: May 10 - 12, 2019

The keynote speaker is Dr. Samuel Kou, Professor of both Statistics and Biostatistics, the chair of Statistics Department at Harvard, and the recipient of the COPSS Pesidents' Award in 2012. There will be invited talks by distinguished researchers, and a poster session by young researchers and graduate students. Click here for the conference schedule.

In order to encourage graduate students and young researchers to conduct a cutting-edge research, we organize a poster session. The workshop will be providing partial travel awards to selected conference participants. Priority will be given to senior graduate students, post-graduate, recent Ph.D's, junior faculty, and under-represented groups. Check the application of travel award for young and minority researchers.

In order to disseminate the biostatistics knowledge in support of the workshop, we provide a short course during the workshop. The short course “Phase II Clinical Development of New Drugs” will be offered as a part of the workshop program and held on the afternoon of Friday, May 10, 2019. The short course is a half-day (four hours) presentation taught by Dr. Naitee Ting. The course certificate is provided. For the current short course information, please see the Short Course.

Congratulations to the winners of Best Student Poster Awards for the ASA Georgia Chapter: Kangni Alemdjrodo, Georgia State University; Pelin Icer Baykal, Georgia State University; Faysal Satter, Georgia State University; Shen Yin, Southern Methodist University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Wanrong Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology.

The workshop is sponsored by the National Security Agency, Georgia Chapter of the American Statistical Association, Lifetime Data Science Section of the American Statistical Association, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, International Statistical Institute, National Institute of Statistical Sciences, International Chinese Statistical Association, Southern Regional Council on Statistics (SRCOS), Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, International Press of Boston, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Georgia State University.