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Biostatistics

Students gain advanced knowledge of survival analysis; statistical methods for genetics, bioinformatics, epidemiology and environmental research; longitudinal data analysis; analysis of biological shapes and trajectories; generalized linear models, estimating equations, model selection and bioassay; and design for biological and medical studies. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in providing stochastic models and methods, algorithms and graphical tools for the analysis of data for a variety of life-sciences fields.

Information

Program Address

Department of Statistics
4118 Math Sciences Building
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 692-5194
Fax: 
(530) 752-7099

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 
GBST

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Priority: 
Dec 15, 2020
General: 
Mar 15, 2021
Space Available: 
May 15, 2021
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 15, 2020
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan C

Admission Requirements

Designated Emphases

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

  • Master's Program Coordinator
  • Statistics
  • 09/28/2020
(530) 752-1547 | abcarr@ucdavis.edu
  • Graduate Program Coordinator
  • Statistics
  • 09/03/2019
(530) 752-1532 | sbdriver@ucdavis.edu

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 07/01/2019 to 06/30/2022
(530) 752-8036 | djharvey@ucdavis.edu

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Statistics
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2022
(530) 715-0367 | cmdrake@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2022
(530) 752-8036 | djharvey@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Statistics
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2022
(530) 564-0639 | jimjiang@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2022
mnuno@ucdavis.edu
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: General Pediatrics
  • 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2022
(916) 734-3293 | djtancredi@ucdavis.edu

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

(530) 752-2772 | bwolf@ucdavis.edu

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 754-9473 | hewest@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies