Raymond Feng has been accepted to the Simons Summer Research Program at Stony Brook University, which gives academically talented, motivated high school students the opportunity to engage in hands-on research in science, math or engineering at Stony Brook University. Simons Fellows work with distinguished faculty mentors, learn laboratory techniques and tools, become part of active research teams, and experience life at a research university.
You can read more about this program here: https://www.
Valeriia Sherina has been awarded the William Jackson Hall Graduate Student Fellowship. This merit-based fellowship recognizes Statistics doctoral students whose academic record reflects the major cornerstones of Jack Hall’s distinguished career. Recipients have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance in coursework and qualifying exams, excellence in their service as a graduate student teaching assistant, and timely completion of a dissertation containing work judged to be of particular significance in both its methodological contribution and potential impact in applications.
Congratulations to Valeriia Sherina who won an ENAR Distinguished Student Paper Award for the 2018 ENAR Spring Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The award recognizes her paper entitled, Statistical Approaches to Decreasing the Discrepancy of Non-detects in qPCR Data. You can read the preprint here: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/12/08/231621