Statistical Genetics (not admitting students) – UW Graduate School Skip to content

Statistical Genetics (not admitting students)

The Graduate Certificate in Statistical Genetics has paused admissions as of December 2023.

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

  • [vacant]

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.

  • 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
  • Adam Leach├ę, 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
  • 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
  • Jon Wakefield, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics
  • Bruce Weir, Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Daniela Witten, Associate Professor, Departments of Biostatistics and Statistics