About

Goals and Objectives:

The goals of the SSGG will be to foster research, education and influence of statisticians on genomics and genetics and associated applications. The principal objectives include:

1. To increase the influence of statistics and statisticians on genomics and genetics and its associated areas of application.

2. To produce a focal organization and meeting-place for statisticians working in genomics and genetics and its associated areas of application.

3. To introduce statisticians and students to modern problems in genomics and genetics and its associated areas of application.

4. To organize statisticians for addressing key issues in genomics and genetics.

Functions: The Section will perform functions that serve the goals and objectives listed above. These include, but are not limited to,

1. Sponsorship, including joint sponsorship with other organizations, sessions at ASA meetings, sessions at imaging conferences, meetings, seminars and short-courses

2. Planning, in cooperation with the Program Committee of the ASA, sessions in national and Regional meetings of the ASA, IMS, IBS, ENAR and WNAR

3. Promotion of academic, translational and non-journal research in statistics in genomics and genetics

4. service as a resource for public and private agencies seeking assistance in these fields of interest

Membership: Any full member of the ASA may become a member of the Section by paying the associated dues. The membership year of any member in the Section shall coincide with the membership year in the ASA. Any full member of the ASA may become a member of the Section by paying the associated dues. The membership year of any member in the Section shall coincide with the membership year in the ASA. 

Here is a copy of the Section Charter.