Research Project


NISS was part of a multi-institution research initiative to systematically advance the application of protein science to accelerate discovery and research in cancer.

Case Study

networking graph

Social networks can be as simple as a friendship or as complex as a terrorist network.  Two competing classes of models have been applied to modeling change in across a wide range of social networks, from corporations to political blocs to religious groups.  Which approach is better?  Or can the two approaches be reconciled?

Martha receiving her gifts from NISS
After a glorious 23-year career at NISS, Martha Williamson has announced she is retiring. It is hard for many of us to think of NISS without Martha. When you come to NISS she is usually the first person you see. Martha was initially interviewed for a position at NISS by Jerry Sacks in 1991 when... more
Matthias Schonlau
Where were you born/where did you grow up? I grew up in  Höxter, Germany, a small town near the northern part of West Germany. The easiest way to find it is to look at a map of Autobahns, and pick the spot that is farthest away from any of them.    Where did you go to school (high school, undergrad... more
Nell Sedransk and Mary Batcher
NISS announced that its new Director is Dr. Nell Sedransk. The announcement was made by Chairwoman Mary Batcher. "The search committee felt that Nell was the best person for this position. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role of Director and has done a tremendous job... more
Duke Chapel
The Departments of Mathematics and Statistical Science at Duke University share an affiliate membership. The statisticians are...
Merck Research Laboratories
Merck has a long history of discovering and developing medicines and vaccines that help to improve or save lives. They pursue...
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy...