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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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Amal Agarwal and Gregory Bopp win J. Keith Ord Scholarship in Statistics.
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Ben Shaby awarded Career grant from the National Science Foundation
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G. Jogesh Babu receives Jerome Sacks Award for Outstanding Cross-Disciplinary Research
G. Jogesh Babu, receives Jerome Sacks award at 2018 JSM Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Oral Microbiota May Predict Obesity Risk
Weight gain trajectories in early childhood are related to the composition of oral bacteria of two-year-old children, suggesting that this understudied aspect of a child’s microbiota — the collection of microorganisms, including beneficial bacteria, residing in the mouth — could serve as an early indicator for childhood obesity.
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The Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics Celebrates 50 Years with a Documentary Film
The documentary film tentatively called "Publish or Perish, A&A 50 Years Young" is the work of Dr. Maarten Roos a planetary scientist and filmmaker in celebration of the Journal.
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The Journal of Astronomy & Astrophysics Celebrates 50 Years with a Documentary Film
The documentary film tentatively called "Publish or Perish, A&A 50 Years Young" is the work of Dr. Maarten Roos a planetary scientist and filmmaker in celebration of the Journal.
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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.
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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.
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