UW Graduate School

Statistical Genetics

The Graduate Certificate in Statistical Genetics provides opportunities for concentrated education in statistical genetics to graduate students from a variety of disciplines. While primarily focused towards matriculated PhD and MS students at UW, non-matriculated students may also apply. The classes are taught by faculty in Statistics, Biostatistics, and Genome Sciences.

Program website

Degree(s)/Certificate(s) offered

  • Graduate Certificate in Statistical Genetics

Program director/interdisciplinary group chair

  • Elizabeth Thompson, Professor, Department of Statistics

Primary Staff Contact

  • Mee-Ling Hon, Academic Counselor, Department of Statistics

Interdisciplinary Faculty Group Membership

The following are the core/voting Graduate Faculty members of the interdisciplinary group. For a complete list of faculty active in the program, see the program website.

  • Joshua Akey, Professor, Departments of Genome Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Brian Browning, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Sharon Browning, Research Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Daniel Eisenberg, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
  • Joeseph Felsenstein, Professor, Departments of Biology, Genome Sciences, and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Philip Green, Professor, Departments of Genome Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Gail Jarvik, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Genome Sciences, and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Benjamin Kerr, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Kathleen Kerr, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Mary Kuhner, Research Associate Professor, Departments of Genome Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Adam Leaché, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
  • Harmit Malik, Affiliate Associate Professor, Departments of Genome Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Frederick Matsen, Affiliate Associate Professor, Department of Statistics
  • Barbara McKnight, Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Vladimir Minin, Associate Professor, Departments of Biology and Statistics
  • Debbie Nickerson, Professor, Departments of Genome Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology
  • Daniel Promislow, Professor, Departments of Biology and Pathology
  • Kenneth Rice, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Ali Shojaie, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Noah Simon, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Elizabeth Thompson, Professor, Department of Statistics
  • Timothy Thornton, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Jon Wakefield, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics
  • Bruce Weir, Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Ellen Wijsman, Professor, Departments of Biostatistics and Medicine
  • Daniela Witten, Associate Professor, Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics