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SSA Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Section: Call to bioinformaticians

  • 26 Aug 2019 7:56 PM
    Message # 7849100

    The Biostatistics Section of the Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) was recently rebranded to the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Section. To help develop ideas to engage with interested bioinformaticians around the country, our section is looking for enthusiastic bioinformaticians who are interested in becoming active members of the committee steering the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Section. As a committee member, you will have the opportunity to contribute to shaping the direction of this Section and organising events such as at the upcoming ANZSC 2020 ( Membership involves participating in one teleconference approximately every 6 weeks and a few hours between meetings to assist in tasks including organising events, social media engagement and developing quarterly newsletters.

    We invite both academic and non-academic members to apply to join the committee. The only prerequisite is that a committee member must be a current member or willing to become a member of the SSA ( and More information about the SSA Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Section can be found here:

    If you are interested, please provide us with a sentence or two under the following themes by October 1. Responses should be sent to our committee co-chairs (details below).

    • Qualifications and employment
    • Areas of interest in bioinformatics
    • Membership of statistical (or related) organisations or committees (if any) and your role in these
    • Why you want to join the SSA Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Section committee

    Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the section.  We look forward to hearing from you!

    On behalf of the committee,

    Sabine Braat (co-chair), Email:

    Jaimi Greenslade (co-chair), Email:

    Last modified: 26 Aug 2019 7:57 PM | Sabine Braat
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