The ACNC Biostatistics group provides professional MS and PhD-level biostatistical support for ACNC collaborative research projects. This team works closely with all ACNC faculty members. They are involved in all stages of projects, beginning from experimental design. The biostatistics group has substantial expertise and experience in data management and processing of analytic files, statistical programming and analysis using a variety of statistical data analysis packages, as well as result interpretation and reporting. The biostatistics group is well equipped with computing hardware, including state of the art desktop computers and database servers, as well as software tools that include Microsoft Office products and commercially certified statistical software packages such as SAS, STATA, R and S-Plus.