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.

Meet Our Students

Michael Anderson
Andy Becker
Roland Brown
Jessica Butts
Charles Cain
Sandra Castro-Pearson
Jennifer Czachura
Chuyu Deng
Yangqing Deng
Andrew Dilernia
Clara Drew
Anne Eaton
Bin Guo
Lillian Haine
Brian Hart
Jin Jin
Adam Kaplan
Jonathan Kim
Katherine (Alex) Knutson
Ales Kotalik
Sharon Ling
Boyang Lu
Grace Lyden
Maria Masotti
Shannon McKearnan
James Normington
Elise Northrop
Evan Olawsky
Jun Young Park
Jack Pattee
Ross Peterson
Jennifer Proper
Sarah Samorodnitsky
Souvik Seal
Carlos Serrano
Lianne Siegel
Aparajita Sur
Zhenxun Wang
Mengli Xiao
Yi Yang
Yuan Zhang
Jincheng Zhou
Rachel Zilinskas
Yoon Son Ahn
Xing Bai
Yunxiang Bai
Meghana Bhimarao
Karl Brown
Zachary Brown
Wenhao Cao
Ella Chrenka
Dillon Corrigan
Rebecca Freese
Elizabeth Gearhart
Xue Gong
Yuxin Guo
Katrina Harper
Xiang He
Ajing Huang
Meredith Hyun
Seonguk Jang
Ziyu Ji
Cassandra Johnson
Sungtae Kim
Gregory Knowlton
Matthew Kucera
Trang Le
Jingxin Lei
Menglu Liang
Jiawei Liu
Benjamin Mayhew
Tushar Patni
Michael Petzold
Xuan Pu
Yichen Que
Siyang Ren
Karan Shah
Torri Simon
Joe Swintek
Shruti Vempati
Yating (Flora) Wang
Zheng Wang
Tianhua Wu
Jiemin Yang
Qiuyu Yang
Shengwei Zhang
Weijie Zhang
Tingyang Zhou

Upcoming Student Presentations

Recent Student Presentations

Name Advisor Title
Yating Wang Cavan Reilly Power Analysis for Superiority and Non-inferiority Trials of Ebola Treatments
Xuan Pu Ashley Petersen Constructing One-Stage and Two-Stage Multi-Protein Classifiers for Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer Screening
Sungtae Kim Eric Lock Application of Sparse Multi-way Distance Weighted Discrimination to Metabolism and Iron-deficiency in Infancy
Michael Petzold Kyle Rudser Adjusted Survival Comparisons at Fixed Points in Time
Ella Chrenka Ashley Petersen Performance of Imputation in Data with Planned Missingness: Comparison of Single and Multiple Imputation Methods
Benjamin Mayhew Julian Wolfson Happy Roads: Estimating the Impact on Mood of Travel Routes Through a City Road Network
Meghana Bhimarao Julian Wolfson SuperBoost: Variable Selection in the Presence of Multiple Data Challenges
Yoon Son Ahn Chap Le Optimizing Indices for a Disease Biomarker
Jincheng Zhou Haitao Chu Bayesian Causal Inference Methods for Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials
Brian Hart Mark Fiecas & Lynn Eberly Methods for Analyzing Multi-Subject Resting-State Neuroimaging Time Series Data
Jaron Arbet Saonli Basu Robust Variance Component Models and Powerful Variable Selection Methods for Addressing Missing Heritability
Qinshu Lian Haitao Chu Statistical Methods for Multivariate Meta-analysis
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