Division of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics In the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health

Welcome to the Division of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics at
UC San Diego

The Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics was established in 2001 as part of the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health. Our goal is to pursue excellence in four principal areas:

  • Methodological research in biostatistics and bioinformatics, in particular methods responsive to new quantitative and scientific problems arising from advances in medicine, biology and health care systems
  • Collaborative clinical, biological, and translational research
  • Education in contemporary statistical theory and applications
  • Service to the university and local community.
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Division Meeting is 1:00-2:00 pm on the third Wednesday of each month in MTF 168

Journal Club is 3:00-4:00 pm on the second and fourth Fridays of each month in Moores Cancer Center Room 3079


  • American Statistical Association comments on the NIH grant review process

  • Recently, the ASA held discussions with senior management and staff at NIH regarding the grant review process. You can read an article here about what the NIH Center for Scientific Review took away from the discussion.

  • Admitted Student’s Day coming in Spring 2017

    We will host students who have been admitted to the Biostatistics PhD program for a visit to UCSD in early Spring.

    We look forward to seeing you!

    As a reminder, admissions will be accepted September 1, 2016- January 9, 2017, We expect to provide a stipend and tuition to selected students for the duration of their studies.


    Please see our flyer and Graduate Program webpages for more information.


  • We are looking forward to the start of a new academic year and the launch of the UCSD Biostatistics PhD program!

    Please join us in welcoming our incoming students at our “Biostatistics Graduate Program Social”! This is a great opportunity to meet incoming students and mingle with other graduate students and faculty in related fields!

    What: Biostatistics Graduate Program Social
    When: Monday, September 19th @ 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Where: BRF2- 2A Patio; Enter and take the elevator or stairs to level 2A, turn left and make your way towards the outdoor patio.

    *Refreshments will be provided.

    Please RSVP to Melody Bazyar by Tuesday, September 13th

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Recruitment Announcment

Associate or Full Professor of Biostatsitics


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