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Latest News:

  • Collaborative neuroscience team (including Genevera) is awarded an NSF NeuroNex grant. Link (August 2017).

  • Congratulations to Emma Zohner for being awarded a 2017 ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational and Data Science Fellowship! Link (August 2017).

  • Congratulations to Andrew Dumit and Raymond Cano for winning first place in the Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium for their work on "Discovering Genomic Biomarkers of Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease"! (April 2017)

  • Genevera speaks in the Ihaka Lecture Series, University of Auckland, New Zealand. You Tube (March 2017)

  • Genevera Allen gives the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute Summer School Public Lecture at University of Sydney, Australia. Article in The Australian (January 2017).

  • "Refining the Concept of Scientific Inference When Working with Big Data: Proceedings of a Workshop" In Brief or Full Report. (June 2016)

  • Genevera Allen on Houston Matters discussing Big Data. Link. (August 2016)

  • Genevera Allen featured in the Houston Chronicle. Link. (August 2016)

  • Congratulations to Yue Hu for successfully defending her thesis! (May 2016)

  • Genevera Allen awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER award. Press release. (April 2016)

  • Congratulations to Manjari Narayan for receiving a 2016 International Biometric Society Eastern North American Regions (ENAR) Distinguished Student Paper Award! (March 2016)

Link to older news items.

Summer / Fall 2017 Travel, Talks & Short Courses:

  • Data Science Bootcamp, Rice University, Houston, TX, May 15-20, 2017. (Short Course Instructor)

  • Statistical Analysis of Neuronal Data Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA, May 31 - June 2, 2017. (Invited Discussant)

  • International Statistics Institute World Statistics Congress, Marrakech, Morocco, July 17 - 21, 2017. (Invited Talk & Discussant)

  • Summer Institute in Statistics for Big Data, University of Washington, Seattle WA, July 24-26, 2017. (Short Course Instructor) [link]

  • Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, MD, July 30 - August 3, 2017. (Invited Talk)

  • Cornell's Day of Statistics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, September 8, 2017. (Invited Talk)

  • Statistical Society of Australia Young Statistician's Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, September 25 - 27, 2017. (Keynote Talk)

  • Rice Data Science Conference, Houston, TX, October 9 - 10, 2017.


Statistical Consulting @ BCM:

Need statistical advice? Weekly statistical consulting office hours will be held to answer statistical questions and offer advice. Note that no calculations or data analysis will be performed. This is a drop-by service with no appointments necessary. Preference will be given to individuals within the Rice or NRI community, but others are also welcome.
  • When: Fridays from 1 - 2pm.

  • Where: NRI (Neurological Research Institute) Suite 1365.16.