Events and Groups

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. 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 Spring 2022 semester, this group is meeting every other Monday from January 10 through May 16, from 4 to 5 p.m. (i.e., January 10 and 24, February 7 and 21, March 7 and 21, April 4 and 18, and May 2 and 16). 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 . . .

Statistical Methods in Imaging (SMI) 2022 (annual meeting of the ASA Statistics in Imaging Section), in Nashville: May 25–27, 2022

useR! 2022 - online: June 20–23, 2022

ENAR 2023 in Nashville: March 19–22, 2023

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