March 2015

KyungMann Kim Elected Vice President / President of International Society for Clinical Biostatistics

KyungMann Kim, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, School of Medicine and Public Health, was recently elected as Vice President for 2015-2016 for the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics and will serve as President during 2017-2018 and Past President in 2019.

Roy Part of Team to Examine Toxins

BMI Asst. Prof. Sushmita Roy is part of a diverse new team of UW-Madison researchers who received $6 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop models and screening tools that will rapidly advance knowledge of the health effects of today's ever-growing assortment of environmental toxins. Awarded through the EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, the grant will create the Human Models for Analysis of Pathways (H-MAPs) Center at UW-Madison. See more: http://www.news.wisc.edu/23596

Korthauer Wins ENAR Poster Award

Congratulations to biostatistics PhD student Keegan Korthauer for garnering an ENAR RAB Poster Award at the recent meetings of the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society in Miami, Florida. Keegan's poster is entitled "Differential dynamics in single-cell RNA-seq experiments", research conducted under the direction of BMI Professor Christina Kendziorski.

Congratulations Keegan and Christina!

Senior Scientist Thomas Cook to receive the 2015 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research

BMI Senior Scientist Thomas Cook has been selected to receive the 2015 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research as an Independent Investigator! He was one of nine honorees to receive an Academic Staff Excellence Award.
This designation is awarded to Tom for his deep and broad contributions to the conduct and analysis of clinical trials, both in applications and methodology development.