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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 shout out, how new data are going to lead to new modeling/statistical challenges, and gives an ode to boxplots. It’s worth watching the whole thing…

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 some cool ideas about connecting students in their first statistics class with cutting edge researchers wrestling with many of the same concepts applied to modern problems. I’ll let him explain…_