Biostatistics Welcomes 2009 BSURE Students

2009 BSURE students (left to right) Nicole Mack, Misha Lavrov, Amanda Wachtel

2009 BSURE students (left to right) Nicole Mack, Misha Lavrov, Amanda Wachtel

The Biostatistics Summer Undergraduate Research and Education (BSURE) Program hosts three students this year. Nicole Mack is a junior at NC State majoring in Statistics and Math Education, Amanda Wachtel is a junior at The University of Alabama majoring in Mathematics (Statistics Track) and Misha Lavrov is a sophomore from Duke University majoring in Mathematics. The students will work under direction of Dr. John Priesser, Dr. Rosalie Dominik, and Dr. Bahjat Qaqish. They will also learn about Biostatistics and SAS through a series of lectures given by Drs. Anastasia Ivanova, Bahjat Qaqish and bios graduate student Brett Jepson. BSURE students will join students in similar UNC summer undergraduate programs such as BBSP and SURE for a picnic, Durham Bulls Baseball game and GRE test preparation sessions. The program will run from May 18 until July 10, 2009.