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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2011-2012

Date

Location & Time
Presenter
Title
Abstract
Friday
September 16, 2011
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Moo Chung, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics,University of Wiscoinsin
Fiedler's vector, spectral embedding and hot spots conjecture in graphs abstract
Friday
September 23, 2011
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Lei Shi, PhD, Statistics and Mathematics School, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming PRC
Masking Unmasked by Using Stepwise Local Influence Method abstract
Friday
September 30, 2011
     *No Seminar

MathBio Conference at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
     
Friday
October 7, 2011
     *No Seminar

Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine Retreat
     
*Please note day & time

Wednesday
October 12, 2011
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Joint Seminar with Statistics

Yufeng Liu, PhD, Department of Statistics
and Operations Research
Carolina Center for Genome Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Some Recent Developments of the Support Vector Machine abstract
Friday
October 21, 2011
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Bret Hanlon, PhD, Department of Statistics, UW-Madison High Dimensional Variable Seletion for Grouped Covariates with Applications abstract
Friday
October 28, 2011
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Asa Ben-Hur, PhD, Department of Computer Science, Colorado State University SpliceGrapher: detecting patterns of alternative splicing from RNA-seq data in the context of gene models and EST data abstract
Friday
November 4, 2011
*Please note location
3280 Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Patricia Brennan, MSN, PhD, Departments of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, Nursing and Industrial Engineering, UW-Madison The Living Environments Laboratory at the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery abstract
Friday
November 11, 2011
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Tandy Warnow, PhD, Department of Computer Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
SEPP: SATe-enabled phylogenetic placement abstract
Friday
December 2, 2011
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
John Reinitz, PhD, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago Transcription and canalization in the Drosophila segment determination system abstract
Friday
January 13, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Stuart R. Lipsitz, Sc.D.Biostatistician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard School of Public Health An extension of the Wilcoxon Rank-Sum test for complex sample survey data announcement
*Please note day & time
Wednesday
January 18, 2012
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Jeff Goldsmith, PhD candidate, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Penalized Functional Regression abstract
Friday
January 20, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Russell (Taki) Shinohara, PhD candidate, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Estimating parsimonious models of longitudinal causal effects using inverse propensity scores as weights abstract
  
  
  

  

* There is no Seminar scheduled for January 27, 2012 *

  
  
Friday
February 3, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
David Vock, PhD candidate, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University Assessing the Effect of Organ Transplantation on the Distribution of Residual Lifetime abstract
Friday
February 10, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Eleanor Feingold, PhD, Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh Next Gen GWAS abstract
Friday
February 24, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Elizabeth Worthey, PhD, Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Medical College of Wisconsin Making a Definitive Diagnosis: Application of Next Generation Sequencing for Clinical Diagnostics and Research abstract
*Please Note Day
Tuesday
March 6, 2012
*Please Note Time
& Location

Biotech Center Auditorium
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Gang Luo, PhD, Research Staff Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Clinical Informatics Faculty Candidate
Intelligent Personal Health Record abstract
Friday
March 9, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Yiqing (Elyn) Zhao, PhD Candidate, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina Estimating Individualized Treatment Rules Using Outcome Weighted Learning abstract
*Please Note Day
Wednesday
March 14, 2012
*Please Note Time
& Location Change

140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Saeed Hassanpour, PhD candidate, Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research,
Clinical Informatics Faculty Candidate

Semantic-Based Information Extraction of Biomedical Definitions
abstract
Friday
March 16, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Josee Dupuis, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biostatistics Boston University Network-guided Sparse Regression Modeling for Detection of Gene-Gene Interactions abstract
Friday
March 23, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Russ Greiner, PhD, Department of Computing Science, University of Alberta Budgeted Learning of Effective Classifiers abstract
Friday
May  11, 2012
140 Bardeen

12:00 - 1:00 PM
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Norbert Binkiewicz

  • Nicholas Henderson

  • Tram Ta

Titles:
  • Density and Coincidence Estimation of Crossover Events During Meiosis

  • Growth Mixture Models for Longitudinal Data

  • Genome-wide Analysis of Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigens Using ChIP-Seq Data

abstract

 

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2004-2005 2003-2004 2002-2003 2001-2002 2000-2001 1999-2000

  Seminar Location Addresses (campus map)
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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