The 8th Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics


Meeting Postponement: Due to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic in the USA, the 8th workshop has now been postponed to the fall 2020. The new date of the workshop is updated soon.


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Call For Papers: Topics in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research


Date: May 08 - 10, 2020

The keynote speaker is Dr. Nilanjan Chatterjee, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and the recipient of the COPSS Presidents' Award in 2011. 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 "Learning and Implementing Bayesian Adaptive Designs" will be offered as a part of the workshop program and held on the afternoon of Friday, May 08, 2020. The short course is a half-day (four hours) presentation taught by Dr. J. Jack Lee, Associate Vice President, Quantitative Sciences, Kenedy Foundation Chair in Cancer Research and Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The course certificate is provided. For the current short course information, please see the Short Course.

The workshop is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, 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.