School of Public Health

Weir, Bruce

Bruce Spencer Weir

Professor, Biostatistics
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Genome Sciences


BSc Mathematics, University of Canterbury (New Zealand), 1965
PhD Genetics, Statistics, North Carolina State University, 1968

Contact Info

Box 359461
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-221-7947

Research Interests

Statistical methodology for genetic data with an emphasis on allelic dependencies, population structure, disease associations and relationships; use of genetic data for human identification

In The News

Biostatistician helps link illegal ivory to African cartels
ASPPH, 11/08/2018

How to identify almost anyone in a consumer gene database
Scientific American, 10/11/2018

Biostatisticians Contribute to UW Study Pinpointing Ivory Poaching
SPH News, 07/02/2015