San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

of the

American Statistical Association


This is the home page of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA). Its purpose is to act as a clearinghouse of information of interest to statisticians in the Bay Area. In it you will find announcements of local meetings and seminars, Bay Area job listings, and information on local jobseekers and consultants.

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of American Statistical Association

Monthly Seminar


Title: Genetic Effect Estimates When Distinct Disease States Share A Clinical Diagnosis

Iryna Lobach, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & BiostatisticsUniversity of California San Francisco

When:   Thursday, Jan 24th, 2019, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

(4:30-5:00 social networking and light refreshment, 5:00-6:00 seminar)


Where:  Room 2700, Mission Hall: Global Health and Clinical Sciences Building, UCSF

550 16th Street, San Francisco, CA

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SFASA 90th Anniversary Celebration

& Career Development Panel Discussion for Statisticians and Data Scientists

1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA

Seven Hills Conference Center, Nob Hill Room

December 8, 2018 Meeting


SFASA is one of oldest local chapter of ASA in the country. You are cordially invited to celebrate SFASA 90th Anniversary! This event is featured with keynote speakers followed by a panel discussion on career development. Complimentary dinner will be served.


Keynote speakers 

Dr. Bradley Efron

Max H. Stein Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Professor of Statistics, and Professor of Biostatistics with the Department of Biomedical Data Science in the School of Medicine, Stanford University

Member of the National Academy of Science        

Recipient of Guy Medal in Gold by the Royal Statistical Society.


Dr. Michael Jordan

Professor of Computer Science and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley 

Member of the National Academy of Science

Neyman Lecturer and a Medallion Lecturer by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

Recipient of David E. Rumelhart Prize


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Bay area Biotech-pharma Statistics Workshop (BBSW)


Bay area Biotech-pharma Statistics Workshop (BBSW) is a new annual conference designed mainly for the Bay Area statistics community while open to participation from broader audience. It is supported by 20+ pharmaceutical/biotech companies, academia institutions, and non-profit organizations including SFASA, and will be held on November 5th and 6th in Foster City at Crowne Plaza Foster City-San Mateo. Keynote speakers include Lisa LaVange (ASA President), Steven Shak (Co-Founder of Genomic Health), and Mingxiu Hu (SVP, Nektar Therapeutics). SFASA members are eligible to receive a 20% discount to the regular registration fee by entering the code “BBSWFRIEND”.


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Bay Area Employment Opportunities

Bay Area Statistical Consultants

Links to Bay Area Statistical Resources

Bay Area ASA Chapter Information and How to Join the Chapter

Training Seminars and User Groups 


Notes for Meetings of The San Francisco Chapter of the American Statistical Association

Announcements of Some Meetings of Other Statistical Organizations


New job listings posted as of November 8, 2018. See Bay Area Employment Opportunities


Documents giving some of SFASA’s history

Past Presidents

Chapter Officers, please refer to Bay Area ASA Chapter Information

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Some old SFASA meeting Announcements

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