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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2008-2009

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

Date

Location & Time
Presenter
Title
Abstract
Friday
September 12, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Ying Wei, Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University Quantile regression with measurement error abstract
Friday
September 19, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Moo K. Chung , Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior University of Wisconsin-Madison Tiling Anatomical Manifolds with Orthonormal Basis abstract
Friday
September 26, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Debashis Ghosh, Department of Statistics & Huck Institute of Life Sciences Penn State University Genomic outlier profile analysis and multiple testing procedures with estimated null distributions abstract
Friday
October 3, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hongtu Zhu, Department of Biostatistics University of North Carolina Intrinsic Semiparametric and Nonparametric Models for Positive-definite Matrices with Applications to Diffusion Tensor Imaging abstract
Friday
October 10, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Xihong Lin, Department of Biostatistics Harvard University Statistical Issues and Challenges in Analyzing High-throughput "Omics" Data in Population Based Studies abstract
Friday
October 15, 2008
* Note location/time
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Joint Seminar
Wing Hung Wong, Department of Statistics Stanford University
Some Issues in the Analysis of ChIP-seq and RNA-seq Data abstract
Friday
October 22, 2008
* Note location/time
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Fei Zou, Department of Biostatistics University of North Carolina Control of Population Stratification and Bias Adjustment in Whole-Genome Scans abstract
Friday
October 31, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Gustavo De Los Campos, Agricultural & Applied Economics Animal Science, CALS, University of Madison, Wisconsin Predicting Complex Traits in the Genomic Era abstract
Friday
November 7, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Eleazer Eskin, Computer Science and Human Genetics University of California, Los Angeles Computational Challenges in Discovering the Genetic Basis of Complex Traits in Inbred Mouse Strains abstract
Friday
November 14, 2008
*Note location
1335 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
William Friedewald, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Conceptual Problems in Clinical Trials abstract
Friday
November 21, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Rafael Irizarry, PHD, Professor of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University A Species-Generalized Probabilistic Model-Based Definition of CpG Islands abstract
Thursday
December 4, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Stuart Lipsitz, Partners, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School Median Regression via the Box-Cox Transformation abstract
Friday
December 5, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Bin Zhu
Title: On counts of counts and the Ewens sampling formula

Speaker: Lee McDaniel
Title: Identifying component expression profiles from mixture profiles in the context of disease progression

Speaker: Lizzi Esterberg
Title: Combining evidence from microarrays and optical maps to identify genomic aberrations in oligodendroglioma
Three Biostatistics Training Program Presentations abstract
Friday
December 12, 2008
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Speaker: Andrew Thurman
Supervisor: Adi Andrei
Title: Correlation Estimation in Paired Censored Survival Data Via Multiple Imputation

Speaker: Ben Haaland
Supervisor: Rick Chappell
Title: Multi-Population Joint Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney Type Tests Incorporating Percentiles

Speaker: Fan Yang
Supervisor: Zhengjun Zhang
Title: Evaluation of Four Screening Techniques for the Detection of Oral Cancer

Three Biostatistics Training Program Presentations abstract
Wednesday
December 17, 2008
*Note date/location/time
1111 Genetics Biotech Auditorium
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Giovanni Parmigiani, PhD, Associate Professor of Oncology, Biostatistics, and Pathology, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Johns Hopkins University Thinking quantitatively about cancer genes abstract
Friday
January 23, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Brent Logan, PhD , Associate Professor Division of Biostatistics Department of Population Health Medical College of Wisconsin Marginal models for clustered time to event data with competing risks using pseudo-values abstract
Friday
January 30, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Jeff Douglas, PhD, Associate Professor Department of Statistics University of Illinois-Urbana, Champaign Constrained Finite Mixture Models for Multivariate Categorical Data abstract
Friday
February 23, 2009
*Note location/time
1325 HSLC
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Huilin Li, PhD, Biostatistics Branch, DCEG, NCI, NIH Covariate Adjustment and Ranking Methods to Identify Regions with High and Low Mortality Rates abstract
** CANCELLED **
Friday
February 27, 2009
** CANCELLED **
5275 MSC
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
** CANCELLED **
Richard Cook, PhD, Professor, Statistics and Actuarial Science University of Waterloo, Canada
** CANCELLED **
Methods for Analyzing Recurrent
Events Subject to Event-Dependent Censoring
abstract
Friday
March 13, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Yolanda Gil, PhD, Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California Semantics and Problem Solving for Planning Computational Workflows: Large-Scale Distributed Data Analysis for e-Science abstract
Friday
March 20, 2009
     
*No Seminar*
     
*No Seminar* - Spring Break
     
*No Seminar* - Spring Break
  
Friday
March 27, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Michael Kosorok, PhD, Professor and Chair of Statistics and Operations Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Reinforcement Learning, Clinical Trials and Individualized Therapy abstract
Friday
April 3, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lei Sun, PhD, Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health Department of Statistics, University of Toronto Unifying Stratified and Weighted FDR Methods with Applications to Large-Scale Genetic Studies abstract
Monday
April 10, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Jason Fine, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Sensitivity Testing for NonIdentifiable Models, With Application to Longitudinal Data with Noninformative Dropout abstract
Friday
April 13, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Milan Sonka, PhD, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Iowa 3-D Analysis of Retinal OCT Images abstract
Friday
April 17, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hongwei Zhao, PhD, Texas A & M University Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis with Censored Data abstract
Wednesday
April 22, 2009
*Note Special day/location/time
140 Bardeen
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mark Vander Laan, PhD, (Joint with Statistics Dept) Division of Biostatistics School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley Towards Robust Machine Learning Algorithms for Causal Effects that Preserve Meaningful Statistical Inference abstract
Friday
April 24, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Barry Storer, PhD, Professor, School of Medicine & Public Health, University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Evaluating Survival When Age and Background Mortality Are An Issue: Examples from Merkel cell carcinoma and HCT abstract
Friday
May 1, 2009
*Note location
1325 HSLC
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Andy Thurman

  • Lee McDaniel

  • Lizzi Esterberg
abstracts:
  • Detecting Differential Gene Regulation in Pediatric Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

  • Detecting Clusters of More Significant
    P-Values

  • Operating Characteristics for Group Sequential Designs
Tuesday
May 12, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hector Corrada Bravo, Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins Biostatistics Dept. Model-Based Quality Assessment and Base-Calling for Second-Generation Sequencing Data abstract
Friday
June 5, 2009
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Inkyung Jung, PhD, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Texas, Health Sciences Center, San Antonio A Generalized Linear Models Approach to Spatial Scan Statistics for Covariate Adjustment abstract
Friday
June 19, 2009
* Note location
234 WARF
12:00 - 1:00 PM
José Pinheiro, PhD, Senior Biometrical Fellow, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Target Dose Estimation Under Model Uncertainty:the MCP-Mod Approach abstract
Monday
July  20, 2009
*Note date
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Paul J. Rathouz, PhD
BMI Chair Candidate
Associate Professor, Biostatistics Department of Health Studies University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Semiparametric Generalized Linear Models abstract
Thursday
July  23, 2009
*Note date/location/time
1309 HSLC
5:00 – 6:00 PM
David B. Allison, PhD
BMI Chair Candidate
Professor and Head, Section on Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics Director, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, Department of Nutrition Sciences University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama
“Doth the grave gape thrice wider for thee? A numerical reckoning of obesity and death.” abstract

 

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