Dr Agus Salim

Dr Agus Salim

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
La Trobe University

Dr Agus Salim is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, La Trobe University. He came to La Trobe in April 2013 having previously held positions at the Australian National University and National University of Singapore.

Agus has over 15 years as a biostatistician and has extensive records of collaboration with clinicians and epidemiologists and has received competitive national-level funding from the Singapore National Medical Research Council (NMRC) for his applied and methodological works. His main methodological interest is in the area of survival analysis with a focus on analysis of nested case-control data. More recently he has developed an interest in the analysis of high-throughput data from next-generation sequencing.

Agus has received invitations to present his work at several international conferences. In 2012, he was an invited speaker at the 33rd annual conference of International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) and in 2014 he was invited to be a speaker/mentor at the US-NIH Capacity Building program for leading Indonesian biomedical researchers.  More recently, he has been invited to speak at the forthcoming Asian Regional Section of the International Association of Statistical Computing.

Agus has been serving as Associate Editor for BMC Medical Research Methodology since early 2013 and was elected to the Epidemiology Committee of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) in 2014.