The ASA shines the spotlight on member Shurong Fang, a PhD student at Michigan Technological University. Read on to find out how she has been working to develop efficient approaches to investigating the genetic association between human genes and complex diseases such as diabetes.
When it comes to statistics, ASA member and IBM Chief Statistician Jing Shyr thinks of the bigger picture. Read about how joining the Smarter Cities Challenge helped her solve real problems using statistics.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.
“We’re hoping the guidelines and resources will help members and departments craft new statistics programs or revise existing ones to enhance the training of the next generation of students to be able to use data to make decisions. ”