Congratulations Prof. Lei Sun, on the CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics 2017

U of T professor Lei Sun has won the 2017 CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics!

The CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics is awarded annually by the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM) and the Statistical Society of Canada (SSC). It is awarded in recognition of a statistical scientist’s professional accomplishments in research during the first fifteen years after having received a doctorate.

The citation for the 2017 award reads as follows:

“To Lei Sun, for original and influential contributions to statistical methodology, statistical genetics, and human genetics, including important new developments in false discovery rate control and in robust methods for genetic association studies, and for her outstanding contributions to mentoring and training in statistical genetics in Canada.”

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