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Rafa interviewed about statistical genomics

He talks about the problems created by the speed of increase in data sizes in molecular biology, the way that genomics is hugely driven by data analysis/statistics, how Bioconductor is an example of bottom up science, Simply Statistics gets a … Continue reading

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Interview with Tom Louis - New Chief Scientist at the Census Bureau

Tom Louis Tom Louis is a professor of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins and will be joining the Census Bureau through an interagency personnel agreement as the new associate director for research and methodology and chief scientist. Tom has an impressive history of … Continue reading

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Not just one statistics interview...John McGready is the Jon Stewart of statistics

Editor’s Note: We usually reserve Friday’s for posting Simply Statistics Interviews. This week, we have a special guest post by John McGready, a colleague of ours who has been doing interviews with many of us in the department and has … Continue reading

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Interview with C. Titus Brown - Computational biologist and open access champion

C. Titus Brown  C. Titus Brown is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University. He develops computational software for next generation sequencing and the author of the blog, “Living in an Ivory … Continue reading

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Interview with Lauren Talbot - Quantitative analyst for the NYC Financial Crime Task Force

Lauren Talbot Lauren Talbot is a quantitative analyst for the New York City Financial Crime Task Force. Before working for NYC she was an analyst at Acumen LLC and got her degree in economics from Stanford University. She is a key … Continue reading

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Interview with Amanda Cox - Graphics Editor at the New York Times

Amanda Cox  Amanda Cox received her M.S. in statistics from the University of Washington in 2005. She then moved to the New York Times, where she is a graphics editor. She, and the graphics team at the New York Times, … Continue reading

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Interview with Hadley Wickham - Developer of ggplot2

Hadley Wickham Hadley Wickham is the Dobelman Family Junior Chair of Statistics at Rice University. Prior to moving to Rice, he completed his Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University. He is the developer of the wildly popular ggplot2 software for … Continue reading

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Interview with Drew Conway - Author of "Machine Learning for Hackers"

Drew Conway Drew Conway is a Ph.D. student in Politics at New York University and the co-ordinator of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup. He is the creator of the famous (or infamous) data science Venn diagram, the basis … Continue reading

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Interview with Amy Heineike - Director of Mathematics at Quid

Amy Heineike Amy Heineike is the Director of Mathematics at Quid, a startup that seeks to understand technology development and dissemination through data analysis. She was the first employee at Quid, where she helped develop their technology early on. She … Continue reading

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Interview With Joe Blitzstein

Joe Blitzstein Joe Blitzstein is Professor of the Practice in Statistics at Harvard University and co-director of the graduate program. He moved to Harvard after obtaining his Ph.D. with Persi Diaconis at Stanford University. Since joining the faculty at Harvard, … Continue reading

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