Welcome

The Department of Statistics at Yale University consists of 8 faculty members, 3 staff, and 28 graduate students. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. programs, as well as an undergraduate major in Statistics.

We have active research programs in statistical information theory, statistical genetics and bioinformatics, bayesian methods, statistical computing, graphical methods, model selection, asymptotics, and other topics. Our faculty and students are also active in collaborative research with other departments throughout the university, including computer science, biological sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, engineering, bioinformatics, economics and applied mathematics.

We occupy the James Dwight Dana House, which is listed as a National Historic Landmark and carries the Landmark Plaque of the New Haven Preservation Trust. In addition to office and classroom spaces, the Dana House is home to a computing laboratory for use by our faculty and students.

Upcoming Seminars

October 27, 2014, 4:15pm
Stephen Leslie
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Genetics and Geography: Using genomic data to infer the fine-scale population structure and population history of the people of the British Isles
In this talk Dr Leslie will present some of the soon to be published findings from the People of the British Isles project. In particular he will show that using newly developed statistical techniques one can uncover subtle genetic differences between people from different regions of the UK at a...
November 10, 2014, 4:15pm
Rafael Irizarry
Harvard University
TBA