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.

The Graduate Group in Biostatistics at UC Davis is committed to Inclusive Excellence through a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.


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


BST 290 Seminars

There will be no BST 290 class for Spring 2017. The BST 290 Seminar Series will return in Fall 2017.

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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