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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2010-2011

Date

Location & Time
Presenter
Title
Abstract
Wednesday
September 15, 2010
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Hui Zou, PhD, University of Minnesota Non-concave Penalized Composite Likelihood Estimation of Sparse Ising Models1 abstract
Friday
September 17, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Linda Shapiro, PhD, University of Washington 3D Shape Analysis for Quantification, Classification, and Retrieval abstract
Friday
September 24, 2010
1325 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Eneida Mendonça, MD, PhD, University of Chicago Using Informatics in the
Battle Against Cancer
abstract
Friday
October 1, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Ronglai Shen, PhD, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Sparse Integrative Clustering of Multiple "Omic" Data Sets abstract
Friday
October 8, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
**Seminar Canceled*

Eric Stone, PhD
, UNC-Chapel Hill
**Seminar Canceled*

abstract
Tuesday
October 12, 2010
1260 HSLC
11:00 - 12:00 PM
Eneida Mendonça, M.D., Ph.D., University of Chicago, Comprehensive Cancer Center Informatics bridging translational research notice
Friday
October 15, 2010
   **NO SEMINAR** **NO SEMINAR**   
Friday
October 22, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Tom Cook, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison Are we out of the woods yet? Assessing changes in risk over time for both mortality and non-fatal clinical events. abstract
Friday
October 29, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Daniel Schaid, PhD, Mayo Clinic Genome wide analysis: From low-level parts of genes to high-level sets of genes abstract
Friday
November 5, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Gareth James, PhD, University of Southern California Variable selection using Adaptive Non-linear Interaction Structures in High dimensions abstract
Monday
November 8, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Finbarr O'Sullivan, PhD, University College, Cork, Ireland Statistical Profiling of Spatial Patterns of PET-FDG Uptake in Human Sarcoma abstract
Wednesday
November 10, 2010
G5/113 CSC
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Finbarr O'Sullivan, PhD, University College, Cork, Ireland Diagnostic Imaging of Cancer with PET: Profiling Heterogeneity and Metabolism
Wednesday
November 10, 2010
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Young Troung, PhD,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

JOINT SEMINAR
Feature Extraction for fMRI and Neuro Spike Train Data abstract
Friday
November 12, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Hagit Shatkay, PhD, University of Delaware Sweeping through the Biomedical Literature: An Information Retrieval Approach to Bio-Text Mining. abstract
Friday
November 19, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Zhangsheng Yu, PhD, Indiana University Two Correlated Survival Models with Semiparametric Time-varying Coefficients abstract
Friday
November 26, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
** No Seminar - Furlough Day **        
Wednesday
December 1, 2010
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Paul Rathouz, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison

JOINT SEMINAR
Two Problems in Outcome Dependent Sampling abstract
Friday
December 3, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Zhigang Zhang, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    
A Class of Transformed Mean Residual Life Models Under Right Censoring abstract
Friday
December 10, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Min Zhang, PhD, Purdue University Empirical Bayes Variable Selection with Applications to Genome-Wide Association Studies abstract
Wednesday
December 15, 2010
   Trainee Seminars
*Seminar Postponed until January*
     
Friday
December 17, 2010
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
* Seminar Canceled *      
Friday
January  21, 2011
*Note Room #
5275 MSC


*Note Time
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Zhishi Wang

  • Brittany Schwefel

  • Keegan Korthauer

  • Nick Henderson
  • Expression changes in melanocytes associated with miRNA treatment

  • An Analysis of Stepping On and its Role in Fall Reduction

  • Identification of copy number aberrations after whole genome amplification

  • Determining the Genetic Characteristics of Persons at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease through Combinatorial Partitioning
  
Friday
January  28, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
David Page, University of Wisconsin, Madison Learning Predictive Models with Potential to Aid in Clinical Decisions abstract
Friday
February  11, 2011
   * No Seminar *      
*Note Day, Time & Location

Tuesday
February  15, 2011
H6/215 CSC

2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Dr. C. Hendricks Brown,
Biostatistics at the University of Miami
Modeling Heterogeneity in Growth in Experimental Studies: Applications to Depression and Suicide abstract
*Note Day, Time & Location

Wednesday
February  16, 2011
Biotechnology Center Auditorium

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Sushmita Roy,
Broad Institute/MIT/Harvard University
Comparative inference and analysis of regulatory networks: from yeast to fly abstract
*Note Day & Location

Wednesday
February  16, 2011
1325 HSLC

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dr. C. Hendricks Brown,
Biostatistics at the University of Miami
Methods for Examining Change inTranslational and Implementation Research: Experience with the CAL-40 Randomized Implementation Trial abstract
Friday
February  18, 2011
   * No Seminar *      
Friday
February  25, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Menggang Yu, Biostatistics, Indiana University On Double-Sampled Semi-competing Risk Data abstract
Friday
March  4, 2011
*Please note time & location
Biotechnology Center Auditorium
Room 1111

10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tom Mitchell
Joint Seminar with Waisman
Neural Representations of Word Meanings abstract
Please note day, time & location

Thursday
March  10, 2011
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery - Town Center Forum
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Chen-Hsiang Yeang, PhD, Institute of Statistical Science Academia Sinica Integrated Analysis of Cancer Genomic Data abstract
Friday
March  11, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Daniela Witten, PhD, Biostatistics, University of Washington The Many Flavors of Penalized Linear Discriminant Analysis abstract
Friday
March  18, 2011
  
  
** No Seminar - Furlough Day **      
Friday
March  25, 2011
   ** No Seminar **      
Friday
April  1, 2011
  
  
** Seminar Cancelled **
Michael Coen, PhD
     
Friday
April  8, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Ingo Ruczinski, PhD, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University Some New Methods for Family-Based Association Studies abstract
Friday
April  15, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Michael Brent, PhD, Computer Science, Washington University Mapping and modeling gene regulatory networks abstract
Friday
April  22, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Jiashun Jin, PhD, Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University UPS Delivers Optimal Phase Diagram for High Dimensional Variable Selection abstract
Friday
April  29, 2011
*Note Location change

G5/119 CSC

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Michael Baudis, PhD, University of Zurich Copy number patterns in cancer genes abstract
Friday
May  6, 2011
  
  
** Training Seminar Postponed until May 13th **
See details below
     
Friday
May  13, 2011
5275 MSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Brittany Schwefel

  • Nicholas Henderson

  • Keegan Korthauer

  • Recruitment or Cooperation: Testing Possible Causes of Polyclonal Tumor Formation

  • An Empirical Bayes Procedure for Controlling the Conditional False Discovery Rate

  • Focused genome-wide association study of survival: TCGA ovarian cancer cohort

announcement
Friday
May  20, 2011
*Please note location*
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lei Liu, PhD, Associate Professor Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department of Public Health Sciences University of Virginia Statistics Analysis of Longitudinal Medical Cost Data abstract
*Please note day*
Wednesday
June  1, 2011
*Please note time*
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Menggang Yu, PhD, Associate Professor, Indiana University, Biostatistics Director, Hoosier Oncology Group Prior Event Rate Ration (PERR) Adjustment: A New Statistical Method To Overcome Unrecognized Confounding in Observational Studies abstract
Friday
August 8, 2011
234 WARF
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Dewi Gaby Rahardja, PhD,

University of Texas Southwestern, Medical Center Simmons Cancer Center,

Scientist Candidate
Bayesian Inference of Odds Ratios in Misclassified Binary Data with a Validation Substudy and an Application to Cervical Cancer Data abstract
Please note location
Friday
August 19, 2011
234 WARF
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
John D. Kloke, PhD,
University of Pittsburgh
,
Scientist Candidate
On R Estimation in Linear Models abstract

 

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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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