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Registration is now open for the 5th Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in Atlanta

By Yichuan Zhao posted 04-11-2017 09:58

The 5th Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Event dates: May 5-7, 2017

Event location: Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics have been playing key and important roles in statistics and other scientific research fields  in recent years. The goal of this workshop is to stimulate research and to foster the interaction of researchers  in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics research areas. The workshop will provide the opportunity for faculty and  graduate students to meet the top researchers, identify important directions for future research, facilitate research  collaboration.

The keynote speaker is Dr. Tony Cai, Dorothy Silberberg Professor of Statistics, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,  and a recipient of COPSS President’s Award in 2008. There will be invited talks by distinguished researchers, and a poster session by young researchers and graduate students. For more information, please visit the website:

The registration is now open. Please register and submit the abstract on the website. In order to encourage graduate students and young researchers to conduct a cutting-edge research, we are currently organizing 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. In addition, several  Best  Poster Awards for Georgia Chapter of  the ASA  are provided.