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Performing methodological research in areas including Bayesian analysis, spatial statistics, statistical genetics, and causal inference, division faculty, students and staff are involved in over 100 research grants and contracts totaling more than $150 million.
We offer MPH, MS and PhD degrees, along with a Certificate in Applied Biostatistics and a minor. Professor Brad Carlin serves as the division head.
Biostatistics Open House
Friday, October 17, 2014, 10-2:30
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
SPH’s Division of Biostatistics is one of the leading biostatistics units in the world. University biostatisticians develop new techniques for analyzing complex biomedical data, and collaborate with medical researchers on studies ranging from lab experiments describing the inner workings of cancer cells to international trials testing new treatments for HIV and tuberculosis.
Interested in learning more about SPH biostatistics programs and the field in general? UMN Biostatistics will be hosting an Open House on Friday, October 17th from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Campus Club, Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota main campus.
The open house features presentations by faculty, alumni and current students, a tour of the division, and a meet-and-greet with faculty and major coordinators. Lunch will be provided.
For those not able to attend in-person, the introductory overview presentation will be streamed online from 10-10:30 a.m. CDT, followed by a live Q&A chat session from 10:30-11:30 with Assistant Professor and co-chair of recruiting, Dr. Julian Wolfson. Faculty research presentations and other parts of the event will recorded and made available for later viewing.
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