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The 2nd Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics: Celebrating the International
Year of Statistics

May 10 - 12, 2013

GSU dedicates the 2nd Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics to celebrate the International Year of Statistics.

The workshop is supported by the GSU Research Foundation, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the GSU.

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics have been playing key and important roles in statistics and other scientific research fields in recent years. The goal of this workshop is to stimulate research and to foster the interaction of researchers in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics research areas. The workshop will provide the opportunity for faculty and graduate students to meet the top researchers, identify important directions for future research, facilitate research collaboration between Georgia State University and
other universities. Click here to find a conference program.

Click here for the conference poster. Click here for the conference photos.

Registration: Please click here to register, or download the registration form and fax it to the number on the form, e-mail it to, or mail it to:

Ms. Earnestine Collier/Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Mathematics & Statistics Department
Georgia State University
COE, 7th Floor 30 Pryor Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

Registration form (download) will be accepted by April 30, 2013.

Invited talk form (download) is due back by April 30, 2013.

Poster presentation form (download) is due back by April 30, 2013.

The conference registration day is on the 7th Floor, College of Education Building, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,GSU, 30 Pryor Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 on
May 10. All workshop sessions meet in the 150, College of Education Building. The talks are scheduled on May 11-12. The workshop will end at the noon on May 12. Poster
session is at 5:15-6:45pm on May 11. If you have questions please send an email to the organizer Dr. Yichuan Zhao at

Keynote Speaker

Runze Li, Distinguished Professor, Penn State University

Invited Speaker

Ash Abebe, Auburn University
Jeongyoun Ahn, University of Georgia
Guang Cheng, Purdue University
Don Edwards, University of South Carolina
Varghese George, Medical College of Georgia (Georgia Regents University)
Don Hong, Middle Tennessee State University
Jianhua Huang, Texas A&M University
Pengsheng Ji, University of Georgia
Abhyuday Mandal, University of Georgia
Alexander McLain, University of South Carolina
Qi Long, Emory University
Steve Qin, Emory University
Yanqing Sun, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Chang Yu, Vanderbilt University
Donglin Zeng, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Peng Zeng, Auburn University

Lodging: We have reserved rooms at Residence Inn Atlanta Downtown: 134 Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303, phone: 404-522-0950. This hotel is within short walking distance to the Department of Mathematics & Statistics and the MARTA station. The deadline of the special price ($99 per night) for the 2nd Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics is April 30.

If you drive a car to Atlanta. You may park at the back of the college of education building, 30 Pryor Street, Atlanta, GA 30303. It is a big parking lot. Please prepare coins for meters in case!

A few restaurants for lunch are close to Underground and GSU's Rialto Center for the Arts: 80 Forsyth st Atlanta, GA 30303, which is within 2 block distance to the College of Education Building.

A Workshop Banquet will be held at 7:00pm-9:30pm on May 11 at Alma Cocina : One Ninety One Peachtree Tower (adjacent to downtown Ritz-Carlton) 191 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303.

Airport: The Airport is served by MARTA and there is a MARTA station in the south terminal. The stop for the hotel is the Peachtree Center Station and the taxi takes about half an hour.