Biostatistical Consulting Core

Overview of Services


The Biostatistical Consulting Core is a fee-for-service core unit in the School of Medicine.
The BCC provides biostatistical consultation, collaboration, education and support for all aspects of a research endeavor.

1. General biostatistical consultation

  •  Study design: all phases clinical trials design, experimental design
  •  Sample size or power estimation
  •  Randomization sequence preparation
  •  Data processing and management
  •  Statistical analysis and modeling
  •  Results interpretation
  •  Presentation of statistical results for meetings and publications
  •  Programming/development of specialized statistical procedures

2. Biostatistical assistance in grant preparation

  • Formulating study hypotheses
  • Devising study designs
  • Selecting appropriate endpoints and predictors
  • Calculating sample size or statistical power
  • Outlining an appropriate data analysis plan
  • Writing and editing relevant sections of the application

3. Short statistical courses or workshops

  • Graduate classes, noncredit short courses or seminars
  • One-on-one biostatistical tutorials
  • Use of statistical packages, e.g., SAS, SPSS



Director: Dr. Jie Yang

Location and hours of operation

Hours Location


M-F, 9am-5pm.
Meetings are available upon request.   


HSC L3, RM 108,
Department of Preventive Medicine

Links and Resources


Links to Software Tutorials

How to Log In

Using your Home Page

Managing Lab Settings (for Lab Managers and PIs)

Making Service Requests


Name Role Phone Email Location
Jie Yang

(631) 444-2191



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