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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2009-2010

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

Date

Location & Time
Presenter
Title
Abstract
Friday
September  4, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Adin Cristian-Andrei, PhD, Asst. Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin Novel Pseudo-Observations-Based Modeling Approach for Interval-Censored Data abstract
Tuesday
September  8, 2009
*Note date/location/time
1309 HSLC
5:00 – 6:00 PM
José Pinheiro, Ph.D.
BMI Chair Candidate
Senior Biometrical Fellow, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Evaluating and Quantifying Benefit of Exposure-Response Modeling for Dose Finding announcement
Thursday
September 17, 2009
*Note date/location/time
4201 HSLC
5:00 – 6:00 PM
Karl Broman, Ph.D.
BMI Chair Candidate
Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics,
University of Madison, Wisconsin
“Genetic Maps: Past, Present and Future” abstract
Friday
September  18, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Atanu Biswas, PhD, Indian Statistical Unit, Calcutta Estimating Treatment Difference for Binary Responses in the Presence of Surrogate End-Points abstract
Tuesday
September  22, 2009
*Note date/location/time
7615 MSC
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Patrick Ryan, GlaxoSmithKline R & D and
David Madigan, Dept. of Statistics, Columbia University
Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership: Improving drug safety through data mining of observational healthcare databases abstract
Friday
September  25, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Dylan Small, PhD, Wharton, University of Pennsylvania Error Free Milestones in Error Prone Measurements abstract
Friday
October  2, 2009
*Note location
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Guilherme J. M. Rosa, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Dairy Science University of Wisconsin - Madison Design of Microarray Experiments for Genetical Genomics Studies with Outbred Populations abstract
** CANCELLED **
Friday
October  9, 2009
** CANCELLED **
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
** CANCELLED **
Po-Huang Chyou, PhD, Director/Senior Biostatistician, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
** CANCELLED **
Impute Or Not: When Data Are Missing Completely At Random?
abstract
Friday
October  16, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Richard Cook, PhD, Canada Research Chair in Statistical Methods for Health Research Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo Methods for Analyzing Recurrent Events Subject to Event-Dependent Censoring abstract
Friday
October  23, 2009
*Note location
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Baba Vemuri, PhD, UF Research Foundation Professor, Dept. of Computer and Information Science and Engineering Director, Center for Vision Graphics and Medical Imaging, University of Florida Mathematics of higher-order SPD tensors and their estimation from DW-MRI abstract
** CANCELLED **
Friday
October  30, 2009
** CANCELLED **
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
** CANCELLED **
Yuan Ji, PhD, University of Texas, Anderson MD Cancer Center
** CANCELLED **Bayesian Models for Genetic Pathways abstract
Friday
November  6, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
John Neuhaus, PhD, University of California-San Francisco Estimation of covariate effects in generalized linear mixed models with informative cluster sizes abstract
Friday
November  13, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Bob Mau, PhD, Genome Center of Wisconsin Evolution is more complicated than I thought: A personal journey in comparative genomics abstract
Friday
November  20, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Mike Daniels, PhD, University of Florida Causal inference for quality of life data in the presence of progression and death abstract
** CANCELLED **
Friday
November  27, 2009
** CANCELLED **
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
** CANCELLED ** ** CANCELLED **   
Friday
December  4, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Colin Begg, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Statistical Methods for Differential Diagnosis of Second Primary Cancers from Metastases abstract
Friday
December  11, 2009
G5/113 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • John Kane

  • Brittany Schwefel

  • Qiong Zhang
  • Measurement error in health related quality of life (HRQoL)

  • Next-generation sequencing and ChIP-seq

  • Probabilistic Mapping of DNA Sequences for Next-Generation Sequencing Data
announcement
Friday
January  22, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Trainee Seminars


Trainee: Kevin Eng
Mentor: Sijian Wang

Trainee: Lee McDaniel
Mentor: Maritza Dowling

Trainee: Andrew Thurman
Mentor: Michael Newton

Trainee: Xu Xu
Mentor: Peter Qian

Four Biostatistics Training Program Presentations


Project: Regularized single-index Cox regression for high-dimensional survival data

Project: On the course of memory changes during the preclinical phase of Alzheimer's disease

Project: Detecting Differentially Expressed Genes in the TGF-beta Signaling Pathway

Project: Sudoku-Based Space-Filling Designs with Applications to Biostatistics

 
Friday
January  29, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Trainee Seminars To be announced...   
Friday
February 5, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Amy Herring, ScD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Assessing Impact of Longitudinal Predictors on Changes in Response Densities: Does Amount and Timing of Pregnancy Weight Gain Affect Birth Weight? abstract
Friday
February 12, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Rob Nowak, PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin Distilled Sensing: Adaptive Sequential Experimental Designs for Large-Scale Multiple Hypothesis Testing abstract
Wednesday
February 17, 2010
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Joint Seminar

Joe Ibrahim, PhD,
Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hilll
Bayesian Influence Analysis: A Geometric Approach abstract
*No Seminar*
Friday
February 19, 2010

*No Seminar*

*No Seminar*

*No Seminar*
  
Friday
February 26, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Ying Huang, PhD, Columbia University A Potential Outcome Based Framework for Assessing Predictive Markers abstract
Friday
March 5, 2010
*Note Location
G5/113 CSC

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Chengjie Xiong, PhD, University of Washington, St. Louis Joint Modeling of Longitudinal and Time to Event Data with Random Changepoints abstract
Friday
March 12, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Edsel Pena, PhD, University of South Carolina Power-Enhanced Multiple Decision Functions Controlling Family-Wise Error and False Discovery Rates abstract
Friday
March 19, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Sam Kou, PhD, Harvard University Stochastic Modeling and Inference in Nanoscale Biophysics abstract
*No Seminar*
Friday
March 26, 2010

*No Seminar*

*No Seminar*

*No Seminar*
  
*Furlough Day*
Friday
April 2, 2010

*Furlough Day*

*Furlough Day - No Seminar*

*Furlough Day - No Seminar*
  
Friday
April 9, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Ciprian Crainiceanu, PhD, Johns Hopkins University Longitudinal Functional Principal Component Analysis abstract
Friday
April 16, 2010
*Note Location Change*
G5/113 CSC

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Po-Huang Chyou, PhD, Marshfield Clinic Impute Or Not: When Data Are Missing Completely At Random? abstract
Friday
April 23, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hongkai Ji, PhD, Johns Hopkins University JAMIE: Joint Analysis of Multiple ChIP-chip Experiments abstract
Friday
April 30, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Yuan Ji, MD, Anderson Bayesian Models for Genetic Pathways abstract
Wednesday
May  5, 2010
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Lee McDaniel (NIGMS)

  • Brittany Schwefel (NIGMS)

  • Andrew Thurman (NHLBI)
  • Group and Within Group Variable Selection for High-Dimensional Survival Data via Convex Penalties

  • Estimating the Distribution of Synaptic Initiation Sites

  • Structural Connectivity Differences in Autism Via ε -radial Anatomical Connectivity Matrices
announcement
Friday
May 7, 2010
*Note Location
G5/113 CSC

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Michael Proschan, PhD, Biostatistics Research Branch National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH Minimize the Use of Minimization with Unequal Allocation abstract
Wednesday
May  12, 2010
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Keegan Korthauer (NIGMS)

  • John Kane (NIGMS)

  • Kevin Eng (NHLBI)
  • To be announced...

  • Efficient Estimation of Time-Treatment Interactions in Randomized Longitudinal Studies

  • To be announced...
announcement
Friday
May 14, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Guang Cheng, PhD , Purdue University How Many Iterations are Sufficient for Semiparametric Estimation? abstract
*Furlough Day*
Friday
May 21, 2010

*Furlough Day*

*Furlough Day - No Seminar*

*Furlough Day - No Seminar*
  

 

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