Jessica Li wins one of the 2023 COPSS Emerging Leader Awards

2023 COPSS
Leticia Ortiz | UCLA
May 4, 2023

UCLA Computational Medicine and Statistics professor Jingyi Jessica Li won one of the 2023 COPSS Emerging Leader Awards. The award recognizes the talents, leadership potential, and achievements of high-potential early career statistical scientists. 

Professor Li was selected as a winner for "innovative and disruptive research" at the junction of statistics and biology, especially in statistical genomics; for advocacy of the importance of statistical rigor in the biomedical science community; and for outreach efforts and commitment to improving the diversity in quantitative research. The awards will be announced at the 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings in August.

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