Application Information

Applicants to this program generally are of three types: (1) predoctoral students who seek doctoral training in biostatistics, statistics, or computer science with a strong emphasis in genetics, (2) predoctoral students who seek doctoral training in human genetics or biology with a strong emphasis in biostatistics or computer science, and (3) postdoctoral students with PhDs in the mathematical or biological sciences who seek training at the interface between statistical and molecular genetics. Applicants may come from the participating departments of Biostatistics, EpidemiologyHuman Genetics, and Bioinformatics, from the departments of the other participating faculty in Biological ChemistryEcology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Health Sciences, Internal MedicineNutritional Sciences, and Statistics, or from departments not currently identified with the training program.

Applications and nominations should include: CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, GRE scores, at least three letters of recommendation from undergraduate or graduate faculty, and a statement of research interests, experience, and training goals. The statement should make clear the interdisciplinary nature of the applicant's interests.

Applications should be e-mailed or sent directly to:
Michael Boehnke
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-2029

The Training Program Executive Committee meets in early March to evaluate and select trainees for the program. Nominations and applications must be received by March 2, 2020, to receive full consideration; later submissions will be considered if positions remain.