Weekly Seminars

Most Wednesdays, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., our department hosts hour-long presentations (currently on Zoom) by a variety of experts. Upcoming speakers include Sandrine Dudoit (chair, UC Berkeley Statistics, October 6), and Ofer Harel (associate dean for research and graduate affairs, University of Connecticut, October 20). To view the full schedule and receive notifications for future sessions, visit the series page.


Biostatistics Clinics

Our department offers consultation services to all Vanderbilt and Meharry investigators who have design or methodological questions about their research project or published articles. This free service is provided virtually, on an appointment-only basis. Visit the clinics page to learn more. 


Statistical Computing Series

Our department hosts a monthly hour-long program (usually on fourth Fridays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.) for practitioners of statistical computing. To view potential topics, scheduled events, and instructions for signing up, visit the series page.


Bioinformatics Working Group

The members of this group meet on the second and fourth Mondays of each month, from noon to 1 p.m., with a rotation of presenters. Topics are typically sent to participants two days before each session. For more information, contact Qi Liu.


Causal Inference Working Group

During the Fall 2021 semester, this group is meeting every other Monday from September 13 through December 6, from 4 to 5 p.m. (i.e., September 13 and 27, October 11 and 25, November 8 and 22, and December 6). For more information, contact Andrew Spieker.


American Statistical Association Programs

Our department's activities in conjunction with the ASA include programs hosted by the Middle Tennessee chapter (whose current officers are all on our primary faculty) and the Vanderbilt Biostatistics Graduate Student Association chapter. 


Save the dates! More information to come . . .

useR! 2022 in Nashville: June 2022, 2022

ENAR 2023 in Nashville: March 1922, 2023

JSM (Joint Statistical Meetings) in Nashville: August 2–7, 2025