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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2002-2003


Links listed below lead to an abstract for the seminar listed, if available.

Links listed below lead to an abstract for the seminar listed, if available.

Spring semester

January 15, 2003. Stephen Skates, PhD, Assistant Professor, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. Screening for Ovarian Cancer with Serum Biomarkers.

January 24, 2003. John Dixon, Ph.D. candidate, UW-Madison. Title: The Piggyback Bootstrap for Functional Inference in Semiparametric Models.

January 29, 2003. Christina Kendziorski, Ph.D., Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison. Title: The efficiency of mRNA pooling in microarray experiments. A joint Dept. of Statistics and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

January 31, 2003. Hui-Chuan Lai, Ph.D., R.D., Department of Nutritional Sciences, UW-Madison. Title: Epidemiology of Cystic Fibrosis - Opportunities for Biostatistical Applications and Research

February 5, 2003. Jiashun Jin, Stanford University, UW-Madison Statistics/Biostatistics Assistant Professor Candidate. Title: Detecting and estimating sparse mixtures. A joint Dept. of Statistics and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

February 7, 2003. John Storey, Ph.D., Dept. of Statistics, UC-Berkeley. Title: False Discovery Rates: Some Theory and Applications to DNA Microarrays.

February 12, 2003. Yun Ju Sung, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Minnesota. Title: Misspecification error in missing data models. A joint Dept. of Statistics and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

February 19, 2003. Brent Johnson, Ph.D. Candidate, North Carolina State University. Title: Estimating mean response as a function of treatment duration in an observational study, where duration may be informatively censored. A joint Dept. of Statistics and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

February 20, 2003. Zhiqiang Tan, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Chicago. Title: Statistical Models for Monte Carlo Integration. A joint Dept. of Statistics and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

February 21, 2003. Yuan Ji, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Statistics, UW-Madison Identifying differentially expressed genes under multiple treatment conditions: An empirical Bayes model regarding gene clusters

February 26, 2003, Sunduz Keles, Ph.D. Candidate, UC Berkeley. Title: Model selection for regression on right censored outcomes. A joint Dept. of Statistics and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

February 28, 2003. David Todem, Ph.D. candidate, Departments of Statistics and Preventive Medicine, UW-Madison. Title: Modeling Longitudinal Bivariate Ordinal Outcomes subject to Informative Dropout

March 7, 2003. Jun Shao, Ph.D., Department of Statistics, UW-Madison. Title: Assessment of Individual and Population Bioequivalence: Confidence Intervals for Linear Combinations of Variance Components.

March 13, 2003. Charles Lawrence, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Laboratory, Wadsworth Center & Computer Science Department, RPI. Title: Exact Bayesian Recursions in Bioinformatics. A Molecular Biometry Cluster Candidate seminar.

March 28, 2003. Jens Eickhoff, Ph.D., Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, UW-Madison Generalized Linear Latent Variable Modeling for Multi-Group Studies

April 4, 2003. David Dahl, Ph.D. candidate, Dept. of Statistics, UW-Madison Title: A New Sampler for Dirichlet Process Mixture Models with an Application to Gene Expression Data

April 11, 2003. Mike Thomas, Ph.D., Bioinformatics Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin Evolutionary Dynamics of Human Genes: Implications for Understanding Cancer-Related Genes

April 17, 2003. Xianghong Zhou, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University. Title: Computational Analysis of Cellular Systems: Functional Annotation of the Transcriptome and Cell Classification with the Proteome.

April 18 and 24, 2003. SAS Instructional Seminar: Preparing your data for analysis using SAS, presented by Landon Sego, Graduate Student, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

April 23, 2003. Ian McKeague, Ph.D.,Department of Statistics, Florida State University Title: A Statistical Model for Signatures.

April 30, 2003. Ron Brookmeyer, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Title:Models for Anthrax Outbreaks. A joint Dept. of Population Health Sciences and Dept. of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics seminar.

May 2, 2003. Mindy Drum, Ph.D., Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago. Title: Kmeans clustering of gene expression time profiles in glucose-stimulated beta cells

May 7, 2003. Andrew McCallum, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Title: Information extraction with markov random fields.

May 9, 2003. Karen Bandeen Roche, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Title: On the Specification of Latent Variable Models.

May 19, 2003. Thomas Scheike, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen. Title: Modelling, estimation and inference with time-varying effects in survival analysis. A joint Statistics and Biostatistics and Medical Informatics Seminar.


Fall semester

September 18, 2002: Nicholas Jewell, Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of California at Berkeley. Title: Recent results on the analysis of current status data.

September 20, 2002: John O'Quigley, Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego. Title: Explained variation in proportional hazards regression.

September 27, 2002: Mariza de Andrade, Mayo Clinic. Title: Variance components models in linkage analysis.

October 11, 2002: David Reboussin, Section on Biostatistics, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University. Title: Should slope estimates from clinical trials be adjusted for baseline values?

October 16, 2002: Keith Worsley, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University. Title: Heritability random fields.

October 17, 2002: Dr. Jason Lyman, Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia Health System at Charlottesville, Virginia. Title: Success factors in the implementation of computerized physician order entry.

October 18, 2002: Steven Gange, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University. Title: Individual and population effectiveness of therapies in observational studies.

October 25, 2002: Robert Weiss, Department of Biostatistics, University of California at Los Angeles. Title: Identification of Recombinant HIV Sequences Using a Bayesian Multiple Break Point Phylogenetic Model.

November 8, 2002: Theodore Karrison, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago. Title: A Group Sequential, Response-Adaptive Design for Randomized Clinical Trials.

November 15, 2002: Charles Lawrence, Scientific Director, Wadsworth Center, NYS Department of Health. Title: New data driven research paradigm for the post genome era: a transcription regulation example.

November 22, 2002: Mary Lindstrom, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Title: Introduction to functional (AKA longitudinal, repeated measures, panel, growth curve) data.

December 4, 2002: Jason Fine, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Title: Simple Estimator For a Shared Frailty Regression Model.

December 6, 2002: Yun Yan, graduate student in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Title: Functional Regression Models and Temporal Processes.

December 13, 2002: Jason Lyman, Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Health Evaluation Sciences, University of Virginia Health System-Charlottesville, VA. Title: Standard Vocabularies for Health Care: The State of the Art.

 

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CSC = Clinical Sciences Center, 600 Highland Ave. Comp Sci = Computer Sciences, 1210 West Dayton St.
MSC = Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Ave WARF = Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, 610 Walnut St
 
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