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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2012-2013

Date

Location & Time
Presenter
Title
Abstract
Friday
Sept 7, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Hongzhe Li, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Robust Detection and Identification of Sparse Segments in Ultra High Dimensional Data Analysis abstract
*Note day & time

Wednesday
Sept 19, 2012
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Joint Seminar with Statistics

Yuan Ji, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Division of Quantitative Sciences, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Rice University

Safety Concerns of the 3+3 Design: A Comparison to the mTPI Design abstract
Friday
Sept 21, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Christopher Ryan King,
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine
Interpreting Association from Case-Control Sequence Data abstract
*Note day & time

Wednesday
Sept 26, 2012
140 Bardeen
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Joint Seminar with Statistics

Brian Caffo, PhD, Associate Professor,
Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University

Statistical analysis of functional MRI resting state brain connectivity data abstract
Friday
Sept 28, 2012

  

No Seminar


  
  
Friday
Oct 5, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  

No Seminar

Genetics Department Retreat

         
Friday
Oct 12, 2012

  

No Seminar

CIBM Retreat

          
Friday
Oct 19, 2012
140 Bardeen
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Dept of Statistics Seminar:Ben Haaland, PhD, National University of Singapore Optimal Diagnostic Strategy abstract
Friday
Oct 26, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Karl Rohe, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin

Preconditioning for consistency in sparse inference abstract
Friday
Nov 2, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Chiang-Ching (Spencer) Huang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University

Meta analysis of transcriptomic profiling in vascular diseases reveals systemic immune dysregulation abstract
Friday
Nov 9, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  

No Seminar

Statistics Department Retreat

         
Friday
Nov 16, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Victoria Stodden, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Columbia University

Facilitating Reproducibility in Empirical Science abstract
Friday
Nov 23, 2012

  

No Seminar

Thanksgiving Holiday

          
Friday
Nov 30, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Christina Leslie, PhD, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Deciphering co- and post-transcriptional regulatory programs in normal and cancer cells abstract
Friday
Dec 7, 2012
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Felix Elwert, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Using Genes as Instrumental Variables to Identify Peer Effects in Longitudinal Dyadic Data abstract
Friday
Dec  14, 2012
*Please note
room and time change
281 MSC
12:00 - 1:30 PM  
Training Seminar Speakers:
  • Rhonda Bacher (Mentor: Christina Kendziorski)

  • Norbert Binkiewicz (Mentor: Christina Kendziorski)

  • Jared Huling (Mentor: Michael Newton)

  • Tram Ta (Mentor: Cecile Ane)

  • Mike Wurm (Mentor: Paul Rathouz)

Titles:
  • Evaluation of Statistical Methods for Multiple-Condition Analysis in RNA-seq Experiments

  • Applying Latent Dirichlet Allocation to Specialized Document Collections

  • Does Surrogate Selection of T-cells Preferentially Sample Expanded Clones?

  • A New Model for Whole Genome Duplication Based on Gene Counts and Lilelihood Estimation with R

  • Coordination of Post-Surgery Oncology Appointments for Breast Cancer Patients

abstract
Friday
Feb 1, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
*-- Seminar Cancelled --*
Rescheduled for 9-20-2013
     
Friday
Feb 8, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Karl Broman, PhD
Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics, UW-Madison
Identifying and correcting sample mix-ups in high-dimensional genetic data abstract
*Please note day and location
Thursday
Feb 14, 2013
1309 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Erin E. Gabriel, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle, Washington

PHS/BMI Faculty candidate
Evaluating and Comparing Candidate Surrogates of Protection abstract
Friday
Feb 15, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Roger Peng, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Estimating the health benefits of reducing particulate matter air pollution in a randomized environmental intervention study abstract
*Please note day and location
Tuesday
Feb 19, 2013
1335 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Michelle Ross, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Washington-Seattle

PHS/BMI Faculty candidate
Bayesian Hierarchical Models for Two-Phase Studies abstract
Friday
Feb 22, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Hae Kyung Im, PhD, University of Chicago

Genetic Architecture and Poly-Omic Prediction of Complex Traits   abstract
*Please note day and location
Tuesday
Feb 26, 2013
1309 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Susan Gruber, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard School of Public Health

PHS/BMI Faculty candidate
A Targeted Confounder Selection Strategy for Propensity Score Estimation abstract
Tuesday
Mar 5, 2013
Biotechnology Center Auditorium
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Sriraam Natarajan PhD, Assistant Professor
Wake Forest University

Clinical Informatics Faculty candidate
Statistical Relational Learning for Predictive Personalized Medicine abstract
Friday
Mar 8, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Jim Rehg PhD, Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology


Behavior Imaging and the Study of Autism abstract
*Please note day and location
Thursday
Mar 14, 2013
1309 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Zheyu Wang, PhD
University of Washington
PHS/BMI Faculty candidate
Latent Class/Profile Modeling in Medical Diagnosis with Accommodation for Covariate Information and Ordinal Disease Status abstract
Friday
Mar 15, 2013
   - No Seminar -

     
Friday
Mar 29, 2013
   Spring Break - No Seminar

     
Wednesday
Apr 3, 2013
Biotechnology Center Auditorium
1:00 - 2:00 PM  
Cosmin "Adi" Bejan, PhD, Senior Fellow,
Biomedical and Health Informatics,
University of Washington, Seattle

Clinical Informatics Faculty Candidate
Natural language processing for clinical phenotype identification abstract
Friday
Apr 5, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Wei Pan, PhD, University of Minnesota

A network based penalized regression method with application to genomic data abstract
Monday
Apr 8, 2013
G5/113 CSC
4:00-5:00PM
Matthew Bryan, PhD,
Senior Fellow,
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington

Parametric and Semi-Parametric Methods for Comparing Longitudinal Rates of Change   abstract
Wednesday
Apr 10, 2013
Biotechnology Center Auditorium
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Hamed Valizadegan, PhD,
Post-doctoral Research Associate,
Computer Science Department,
University of Pittsburgh

Clinical Informatics Faculty Candidate
Electronic Health Records: Annotation and Mining   abstract
Wednesday
Apr 17, 2013
Biotechnology Center Auditorium
1:00 - 2:00 PM  
Jesse Davis,, PhD, Department of Computer Science,
Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven

Clinical Informatics Faculty Candidate
  Predicting Adverse Drug Events Using Statistical Relational Learning   abstract
Friday
Apr 19, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Bin Nan, PhD, University of Michigan

  Semiparametric Z-Estimation for Bundled Parameters   abstract
Tuesday
Apr 23, 2013
Biotechnology Center Auditorium
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Jeremy Goecks, PhD,
Post-doctoral Researcher,
Departments of Biology and Math & Computer Science,
Emory University

Clinical Informatics Faculty Candidate
Interactive Computing for High- Performance Medical Genomics   abstract
Thursday
May 02, 2013
1240 Computer Science Lecture Hall
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Deborah Estrin, PhD, Department of Computer Science, Cornell NYC Tech, Cornell University

  Sensemaking for Mobile Health   abstract
Friday
May 03, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Peter Kraft, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health

  The Genetic Epidemiology of Breast Cancer: Recent Advances, Future Opportunities, Statistical Challenges   abstract
Friday
May 10, 2013
331 SMI
12:00 - 1:30 PM  
BMI Trainee Seminars

  Trainee Seminars   abstract
Friday
May 24, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Jeremy Taylor, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan

  A Multistate Model for the Time to Cancer Recurrence and Death Incorporating a Cured Fraction   abstract

  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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