Our focus includes:
- Designing and helping conduct novel clinical trials for investigating potential cancer therapies
- Collaborating with public health research teams on complicated hierarchical, multifaceted health problems
- Training the next generation of biostatisticians, bioinformaticists and data scientists in methodological, collaborative and leadership skills
Biostatistical Consulting Laboratory
Our consulting laboratory model is designed to simultaneously provide high quality service and train the next generation of researchers.Visit the Laboratory
Our faculty are actively engaged in research centers across VCU and serve as principal investigators on federally funded grants and contracts. Learn more about their expertise and how to engage them in your proposals.Meet the Faculty
By the Numbers - Computing Cluster
Intel Xeon 2.67GHz to 3.4GHz
Dell Power Edge
Random Access Memory
Shared high-speed storage
InfiniBand network speed
We support our research and graduate programs with a 1336-core Linux Beowulf Cluster. Software installed on the cluster includes: R 3.4.1 with the latest CRAN and BIOCONDUCTOR packages; C+/G+; Fortran, AVA, Perl, Python and Biopython compilers; SAS-9.4 for Linux 64bit; PLINK; HAPLO; Mathematica; and PBS Pro 12.1 (a portable batch system for clusters). Additional open source software is available upon request.
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Investigators are encouraged to request assistance several weeks or months before deadlines such as conference presentations to ensure enough time for collaboration.Open Request Form