Congratulations to Yutong Jin for receiving the Patel-Naik award!

Congratulations to Yutong Jin for receiving the the Patel-Naik award! Made possible through generous alumni donations, this award is presented annually to two pre-candidacy PhD students who put together an outstanding and innovative research proposal.

Yutong’s proposal involves using machine learning and collaborative targeted minimum loss estimation to study how genetic polymorphisms on the HIV-1 envelope protein impact sensitivity to antibody neutralization.

About David Benkeser

I’m an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health primarily interested in research involving vaccines, machine learning, causal inference, and all things data science. I teach courses on statistical theory, causal inference, and tools for data science. Beyond that, I offer individualized consulting services for research in clinical medicine, public health, and beyond.

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