About the Program

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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.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan C
Lead Dean

College of Letters and Science

Major Code

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Dec 15, 2022
General: Mar 15, 2023
Space Available: May 15, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 15, 2022
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Master's Program Coordinator
Andrea Carr
(530) 752-1547 |

Program Coordinator
Amy McFarland
(530) 752-2281 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Danielle Harvey
(530) 752-8036 |

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Primary Contact
Christiana Drake
(530) 715-0367 |

Advisor: Admissions Only
Danielle Harvey
Med:Public Health Sciences
(530) 752-8036 |

Advisor: General
Lihong Qi
Med:Public Health Sciences

Advisor: General
Daniel Tancredi
(916) 734-3293 |

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 |

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia