Attention all mathematics, statistics, and science students seeking a
summer opportunity!

What is Biostatistics?
-The fundamental component of biomedical and public health research
integrating mathematical, statistical, and biological principles

What is SIBS?
-A summer program that explores how to apply quantitative methods to
investigate important health issues
-The opportunity to learn the principles of applied biostatistics from
recognized experts in the field and meet practicing biostatisticians,
epidemiologists, and statistical geneticists
-The chance to gain real-world experience working with data from
internationally recognized studies funded by the NHLBI
-The chance to learn about opportunities for graduate study, additional
training and career opportunities

-Undergraduates majoring in mathematics, statistics, biology, or other
science who have an interest in quantitative methods
-Those with a baccalaureate degree are eligible to apply but priority is
given to undergraduates at the time of application
-Applicants must be American citizens or permanent residents of the United

Educational and Financial Benefits
-No fees or tuition costs (housing, meals, and many extracurricular
activities covered)
-Earn college credits
-Hands-on training with top researchers
-Access to top Universitiesą facilities

Additional Program Information
SIBS programs will be held in the summers of 2013, 2014 & 2015.  More
detailed information, including program dates, application procedures, and
deadlines, are available at the following websites.

Boston University

NC State University ­ Duke Clinical Research Institute

University of South Florida (2013 only)

University of Pittsburgh

University of Iowa

University of Wisconsin

Columbia University

The Summer Institutes for Training in Biostatistics is sponsored by the
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. More information can be found