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Biostatistics and Biostatistics Information

About us

The role of the Biostatistics/Bioinformation Core is to:

  • Provide support for experimental design, sampling calculation, data analysis, missing data management, data interpretation, and communication.
  • Provide a full suite of biostatistics and data science services to investigators affiliated with the MS CEPR.


Seth Lirette
Seth Lirette, PhD
Assistant Director Professor, Department of Data Science
Director, Biostatistics/Bioinformation Core
Faculty Profile


The subcore is located on the fifth floor of the Translational Research Center.

Core services

  • Study Design

  • Power and Sample Size Calculations

  • Advanced Statistical Analysis

  • Predictive Modeling

  • Publication Quality Data Visualization

  • Manuscript and Grant Support

  • Consultation on the following areas:

    1. Experimental Design

      1. Evaluation of Hypothesis and Aims

      2. Sampling calculation

    2. Data analysis

      1. Analysis of preliminary and final data

      2. Management of Missing Data

    3. Results interpretation and communication

      1. Evaluation, Interpretation, and Communication of results

      2. Responding Reviewers Concerns on Statistical Analysis

Cost of service

  • Services provided by this sub core are completely free of charge, with the understanding that collaborators within the core will be included in grants and manuscripts to which they have made significant scientific contributions.
  • COBRE Investigators: Free of charge.