biostatistics biostatistics

Definition(s):

  • (n) a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis

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  • The new sciences of bacteriology, biostatistics and epidemiology led to development and extensive use of vaccines, pasteurization of milk and measures for the control of disease.

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  • University professor earns accolades for research on genome sequencing

    Successful research must be in the genes of Biostatistics Prof. Goncalo Abecasis, as he secured his third recognition from the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters as one of the “Hottest Researchers” of 2012. read more
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Michigan Daily

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