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International Astrostatistics Association released list of first award recipients.
Jogesh Babu is among the first of only 12 fellows of this organization. He is joined by Eric Feigelson, affiliated faculty member of our department.
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2017 Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lecture Presented by Glenn Firebaugh
"Where does social change come from? Or, how to decompose almost anything." will be presented by Glenn Firebaugh, Roy C. Buck Professor Emeritus of American Institutions and Sociology and Demography at Pennsylvania State University on Monday, September 25, 2017.
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Greater Rates of Mitochondrial Mutations Discovered in Children Born to Older Mothers
Statististicians participate in a large study of mutations in mitochondrial DNA. A multidisciplinary Penn State and UC Berkley team including researchers in genomics, bioinformatics, medical sciences, forensic sciences and statistics produced and analyzed breakthrough data on mutations that accrue as human mitochondria are passed from mothers to children. These mutations are involved in a large number of diseases. The findings that mitochondrial DNA molecules undergo a small bottleneck, and that mutations are more common in children of older mothers, are therefore critical for genetic counseling.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
Penn State launches new online graduate certificate in applied bioinformatics
The breakthrough of sequencing the human genome created a need for professionals with backgrounds in life and computer sciences to analyze vast amounts of biological data for developing gene-based drugs and treatments.
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
Yanyuan Ma named a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Yanyuan Mas has been named a fellow in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
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Kevin Lee recognized for coauthoring two winning papers.
Kevin Lee and coauthors win competitions for two papers.
Located in Information / News / 2016 News
Dennis Pearl, Kari Lock Morgan and CAUSE highlighted in Science Journal
This months Science Journal article "Reinventing Statistics Education" focuses on the work of Cause - Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education.
Located in Information / News / 2016 News
Stat Club to hold Second Annual Career Exploration Event
October 11 at 9:30 a.m. in 327 Thomas Building
Located in Information / News / 2014 News
Kevin Lee wins Academic Computing Fellowship
In 1987, Penn State established an innovative fellowship program in computing applications. The program is for doctoral students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a background and strong interest in computing applications within their disciplines.
Located in Information / News / 2015 News
Penn State researchers believe ants can offer human-disease insights
What can ants teach us about the transmission and spread of human disease? Perhaps a lot, according to a team of researchers who recently received a grant of more than $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation to explore this question.
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