How Statisticians Are Fighting to Cure Cancer
October 17, 2019
Statisticians make important contributions to many fields, and one where they make a huge impact is in cancer research.
We asked Dr. Sujata Patil, Associate Attending Biostatistician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Ruth Pfeiffer, Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, about their research, the impact their work has and why they choose to work in this field.
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Perspectives: CUBE Program: A Student’s View of the World of Biostatistics
By Kayla Williams, mathematics major, Ohio State University I am currently a senior mathematics major at the Ohio State University, and hope to begin a Ph.D. program in statistics this upcoming fall. During the summer of 2022, I participated in the Collaborative Undergraduate Biostatistics Experience (CUBE) program at Virginia Tech. I enjoyed learning about the…
Celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month All Year
If you haven’t had a chance to celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (MSAM), you still have time! But what is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month? It was originally founded as Mathematics Awareness Week in 1986 with a proclamation by President Ronald Reagan. In 2017, the effort extended to statistics to highlight the importance of…