Have you ever wondered how data are used to make your life better? Any thought as to why
COVID-19 affects certain populations more than others? What are clinical trials, why are
they important, and how are conclusions drawn from participants’ good and bad responses?
If you are an undergraduate or early graduate student with a curious mind, sense of
justice, and some math, technology, biology and/or health science coursework, you are
eligible for Florida’s Summer Institute in Biostatistics and Data Science Program (SIBDS).
SIBDS will take place at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), Boca Raton campus just north
of Fort Lauderdale, from May 23rd through July 1st, 2022, with faculty from FAU,
University of Miami (UM), and Florida International University (FIU). Students enrolled in
SIBDS will be housed on campus unless they live close by and will receive one college
credit hour plus stipend.
Your participation in SIBDS will provide great experience in resume building, networking
and tools that are so in demand today. Please join us and you’ll see why the U.S. News
& World Report’s job rankings underscore that data scientists and statisticians are
top career choices, offering competitive salaries, limitless opportunities, and a healthy
Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email Drs. Freeman or Chang by April 4 to schedule an informal meeting
(Please put “SIBDS APP” in the Subject Line):
Dr. Kathy Freeman, Professor and Biostatistics Core Leader, FAU:
Dr. Lun-Ching Chang, Assistant Professor, College of Science, FAU:
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