Summer Institutes 2018


Scholarship applications  for 2018

Scholarships are available for the Summer Institutes in Statistical Genetics (SISG) and Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID). Current graduate students in all fields are eligible to apply for a tuition scholarship for up to three modules (note postdocs are eligible for SISMID scholarships). Applicants who attend a U.S. university or college will automatically be considered for travel stipend scholarships to help offset the cost of travel within the U.S. The application deadline is Friday, March 30 (11:59 p.m.). If your advisor is not able to upload your letter of recommendation, please have them email the letter to either (Statistical Genetics) or (Infectious Diseases).

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Dates and Information

Join hundreds of participants from a wide range of scientific fields who attend the UW Biostatistics Summer Institutes to learn cutting edge ideas and approaches to statistical analysis of biological data.

  • General registration opens February 1, 2018. 

  • Sign up for the Summer Institutes email list.

  • Click below for 2018 module schedule and descriptions.

Statistical Genetics (SISG)

July 9-27, 2018

SISG introduces geneticists to modern methods of statistical analysis and statisticians to the challenges posted by modern genetic data.

2018 SISG Modules & Schedule


Statistics for Big Data (SISBID)

July 11-28, 2018

SISBID introduces biologists, quantitative scientists, and statisticians to modern statistical techniques for the analysis of Biological Big Data.

2018 SISBID Modules & Schedule


Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID)

July 9-25, 2018

SISMID introduces infectious disease researchers to modern methods of statistical analysis and mathematical modeling and introduces statisticians and mathematical modelers to the statistical and dynamic problems posed by modern infectious disease data.

2018 SISMID Modules & Schedule


Statistics for Clinical Research (SISCR)

July 23-27, 2018

SISCR introduces participants to state-of-the-art methodology for biomedical studies, including clinical trials and observational studies.

2018 SISCR Modules & Schedule