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Biostatistics Enrichment Summer Training (BEST) Diversity Program


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The Biostatistics Epidemiology Summer Training Diversity Program (BEST) was established to expand and diversify the behavioral and biomedical sciences' workforce by introducing undergraduates from underrepresented populations to biostatistics and cardiovascular and pulmonary disease research. Students representing racial and ethnic minority groups, disadvantaged backgrounds, and students with disabilities join the Department of Biostatistics at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health's for eight weeks of research, training, academic and career planning, and social activities around New York City.


Application Deadline: 2/15/2017
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Program Dates: 5/30/2017 - 7/21/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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Columbia University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Computational Sciences
Epidemiology
Mathematics
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Statistics
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Big Data Science
Computational Biology
Epidemiology
Public Health
Statistical Genetics
Statistical Modelling

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


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