Welcome to the Graduate Group in Biostatistics!

biostats modelBiostatistics is a field of science that applies quantitative methods to study life-sciences-related problems that arise in a broad array of fields, from genetics, bioinformatics, and the medical, biological, agricultural and environmental health sciences.

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Graduate Degrees in Biostatistics

The Graduate Group in Biostatistics offers both a Ph.D. and a Master's program. Our graduate programs provide students with a solid training in the biostatistical core disciplines and theory, state-of-the art knowledge and skills for biostatistical data analysis, substantial exposure to the biological and epidemiological sciences, and a strong background in theoretical modeling, statistical techniques and quantitative as well as computational methods. Our Ph.D. program typically takes five years to complete, while our Master's program takes two years.


How to find us:

Graduate Group in Biostatistics
Mathematical Sciences Building 4118
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Tel: (530) 692-5194
Fax: (530) 752-7099


Chair's Conversation: October 11

Chair's Conversation Fall 2016

Biostats students and faculty are invited to join us for the first Chair's Conversation of 2016-17, hosted by GGB Chair Kyoungmi Kim.

WHEN: Tuesday October 11, 4:10pm

WHERE: Math Sciences Blg 1147

We hope to see you there!

BST 290 Seminars Fall 2016

For the Fall 2016 quarter, the BST 290 Seminar Series is cross-listed with the Statistics seminar series, held on Thursdays at 4:10pm in MSB 1147. Please visit the STA 290 Seminar index for a full scheudle.

Announcement: New Graduate Group Chair

Kyoungmi Kim

We are pleased to announce that Kyoungmi Kim has been appointed as the new Chair of the Biostatistics Graduate Group. Prof. Kim is Associate Professor in the Dept of Public Health Sciences and is appointed for a three year term.

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