Biostatistics students in both the Masters and PhD programs are immersed in the division, assisting on high-impact national and international research projects, supporting the Division’s course offerings, and conducting their own research. Our students work closely with faculty advisers; with a student-to-faculty ratio that is one of the lowest among leading Biostatistics programs, students are able to get the training and personal attention they need to maximize their potential.

Students are actively involved in organizing both academic and social activities. The Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity to present and discuss work in progress, practice presentations for upcoming conferences, and learn new computing skills. Student seminars are typically closed to faculty. For a list of upcoming and previous student seminar presentations as well as other student resources, visit our 2019-2020 Biostatistics Student Seminar page.

Meet Our Students

Michael Anderson
Andy Becker
Sydney Benson
Jessica Butts
Charles Cain
Wenhao Cao
Sandra Castro-Pearson
Justin Clark
Christian Coffman
Jennifer Czachura
Daniel Davidson
Simion De
Chuyu Deng
Andrew DiLernia
Clara Drew
Conner Falke
Bin Guo
Lillian Haine
Ziyu Ji
Zhiyu Kang
Adam Kaplan
Jonathan Kim
Katherine (Alex) Knutson
Zhaotong Lin
Sharon Ling
Boyang Lu
Grace Lyden
Mykhaylo Malakhov
Maria Masotti
Shannon McKearnan
Quinton Neville
Elise Palzer
Nirali Patel
Jennifer Proper
Kollin Rott
Sarah Samorodnitsky
Lianne Siegel
Michelle Sonnenberger
Aparajita Sur
Jiuzhou Wang
Zheng Wang
Solvejg Wastvedt
Jack Wolf
Mengli Xiao
Kaifeng Yang
Yuan Zhang
Rachel Zilinskas
Robert Aidoo
Andres Arguedas Leiva
Yunxiang Bai
Seth Bergstedt
Emma Bidwell
Zachary Brown
Mohamad Burjak
Rui Cao
Eric Connor
Jiaqi Deng
Annika Fredrickson
Yuxin Guo
Jessica Hellner
Ajing Huang
Ziou Jiang
Yiyao Jin
Anthony Johnson
Cassandra Johnson
Tyler Jubenville
Yi Kang
Miranda Kunz
Damon Leach
Guangyou Li
Jingqi Liu
Xiao Ma
Lauren Makey
Jacob McPherson
Kate Noel
Evan Olawsky
Mingming Pan
Sai Kaushik Shankar Ramesh Kumar
Tyler Richter
Finn Roberts
David Schneck
Carlos Serrano
Joe Swintek
Wyatt Tarter
Guanchao Wang
Elena Werst
Daniel Whitford
Melissa Wong
Yuanqi Yang
Linnea York
Zeya (Olivia) Zang
Chao Zhang
Haozuo Zhao

Upcoming Student Presentations

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Recent Student Presentations

Name Adviser Title
Evan Olawsky Jim Hodges Non-Parametric Subset Scanning for Detection of Heteroscedasticity
Joe Swintek Chap Le A Comparison of Bias Reduction Between Analysis Methods using Propensity Scores
Zachary Brown Baolin Wu Efficient and Powerful Test for the Mean Parameter in the One-way Random-effects ANOVA Model with Application to Medical Device Comparison Studies
Jiemin Yang Julian Wolfson Methodology for Dynamic Contact Estimation using Mobile App Data
Weijie Zhang Sandra Safo Robust Integrative Biclustering for Multi-view Data
Xiang He Ashley Petersen Performance of Stabilizing Lasso Against Cross-Validation Variability: Comparison of Different Methods
Seonguk Jang Lynn Eberly Balance of the Prognostic Factors across Treatments by using Minimization Method on a Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) Trial
Wenhao Cao Eric Lock A Frequentist Assessment of Bayesian Multiple Hypothesis Testing
Souvik Seal Saonli Basu Efficient SNP-based Heritability Estimation using Gaussian Predictive Process in Large Scale Cohort Studies
Jack Pattee Wei Pan Leveraging Summary Statistics and Integrative Analysis for Prediction and Inference in Genome-Wide Association Studies
Katrina Harper Erika Helgeson Clustering Methods for Single-Cell RNA-Sequencing Data
Jingxin Lei Joe Koopmeiners Bayesian Multisource Exchangeability Models for Combining Supplementary Weibull-Distributed Survival Data
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