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Seminars

General Departmental Seminar Series - Academic Year 2013-2014

    

Date

Location & Time
Presenter
Title
Abstract
Friday
Sept 6, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Lu Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, University of Michigan

  Challenge and New Approaches to Merging Longitudinal or Clustered Studies   Abstract
Friday
Sept 20, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Lin Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Studies University of Chicago

  Gene-based tests for genetic association and gene-environment interaction   Abstract
Friday
Sept 27, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Chad (Quanchuan) He, PhD , Biostatistics and Biomathematics, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

  Statistical Issues in High-Dimensional Meta-Analysis     Abstract
Friday
Oct 4, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Bret Hanlon, PhD, Assistant Professor, Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  Marginal and conditional estimating equations for informatively observed, multivariate longitudinal data   Abstract
Friday
Oct 11, 2013
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Rooms 313 & 309
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  
CIBM Retreat
Computation and Informatics in Biology & Medicine


  Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine Program Annual Retreat   Abstract
Friday
Oct 18, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Kosuke Imai, PhD, Professor, Department of Politics, Princeton University

  Covariate balancing propensity score   Abstract
Monday
Oct 21, 2013
G5/119 CSC
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Miguel Hernan, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

Joint Seminar with Population Health Sciences


   The 2013 Rankin Lecture
Paradox Busting (or How Causal Inference Reasoning Ruins Surprises in Epidemiologic Research)
  Abstract
Friday
Oct 25, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Mark Segal, PhD, Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Director, Center of Bioinformatics & Molecular Biostatistics, University of California-San Francisco

  Chess, Chance and Conspiracy   Abstract
Friday
Nov 8, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Yalin Wang, Assistant Professor, Computer Science & Engineering, Arizona State University

  Computational Conformal Geometry with its Applications in Shape Analysis   Abstract
Friday
Nov 15, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Jonathan Schildcrout, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

  Development and Implementation of a Predictive Model for Preemptive Pharmacogenic Testing   Abstract
Friday
Nov 22, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Janet Wittes, PhD, President, Statistics Collaborative

  Forcing Ourselves to the Table: How We Statisticians Can Learn to Speak-Up   Abstract
Friday
Nov 29, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
No Seminar

  Thanksgiving Holiday   
Friday
Dec 6, 2013
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Garvesh Raskutti, PhD, Assistant Professor, Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  Learning Directed Graphs Based on Sparsest Permutations   Abstract
Friday
Dec 13, 2013
*Please note room and time change
331 SMI
12:00 - 1:30 PM  
Trainee Seminar

Speakers

  • Norbert Binkiewicz (mentor: Karl Rohe) Covariate Assisted Spectral Clustering for Brain Graphs
  • Tram Ta (mentor: Christina Kendziorski) Differential Abundance Analysis of Spectral Count Data in Proteomics
  • Rhonda Bacher (mentor: Michael Newton) Stochastic Modeling of Ribosomal Profiling Data
  • Jared Huling (mentor: Menggang Yu) Endovascular vs. Open Surgery: Analysis of Survival Outcomes Using Instrumental Variables
  • Michael Wurm (mentor: Jun Zhu) Biologically Conformal Radiation Therapy


  

Titles

Covariate Assisted Spectral Clustering for Brain Graphs

Differential Abundance Analysis of Spectral Count Data in Proteomics

Stochastic Modeling of Ribosomal Profiling Data

Endovascular vs. Open Surgery: Analysis of Survival Outcomes Using Instrumental Variables

Biologically Conformal Radiation Therapy
Tuesday
Jan 7, 2014

WID H.F. DeLuca Forum
4:00-5:00pm


  Debashis Ghosh, PhD Professor, Department of Statistics Penn State University  Multivariate Statistical Methods for Genomewide Data Integration   abstract
Tuesday
Jan 14, 2014
1309 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Kay See Tan, PhD Candidate , Biostatistics and Epidemiology University of Pennsylvania

  Regression Modeling of Longitudinal Binary Outcomes with Outcome- Dependent Observation Times   abstract
Friday
Jan 17, 2014
1309 HSLC
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Feng-Chang Lin, PhD , Research Assistant Professor Department of Biostatistics University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill

  Nonparametric Estimation of the Mean/Rate Function for Recurrent Events Data with Missing Category   abstract
Tuesday
Jan 21, 2014
WID H.F. DeLuca Forum (note day/time/location)
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Anthony Gitter, PhD , Postdoctoral Associate, MIT Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research

  Linking the Signaling Cascades and Dynamic Regulatory Networks Controlling Infection Response   abstract
Friday
Jan 24, 2014
1345 HSLC (note location change)
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Yajuan Si, PhD , Postdoctoral Research Scholar Department of Statistics Columbia University

  Nonparametric Bayesian Models to Handle Nonresponse in Large Scale Panel Studies with Refreshment Samples   abstract
Tuesday
Jan 28, 2014
WID H.F. DeLuca Forum (note day/time/location)
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Jian Peng, PhD , Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Mathematics
The Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Massachusetts Institutes of Technology


  Unraveling the mechanism of chaperone-mediated protein homeostasis   abstract
Friday
Jan 31, 2014
1309 HSLC (note location change)
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Juned Siddique, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of Preventive Medicine Northwestern University

  A Multiple Imputation Approach for Harmonizing Data Across Multiple Trials That Use Different Outcome Measures   abstract
Monday
Feb 3, 2014
Room 121 Psychology Building
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Department of Statistics Seminar: Dr. Chao Du Postdoctoral Fellow, Wong Lab Department of Statistics Stanford University

  Intrinsic Noise in Nonlinear Gene Regulation Inference   abstract
Wednesday
Feb 5, 2014
Room 1520 Microbial Sciences Building
1550 Linden Drive

4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Mengjie Chen, PhD Candidate, Computational Biology& Bioinformatics
Yale University


  Profiling and accounting for heterogeneity in the analysis of cancer sequencing data   abstract
Thursday
Feb 6, 2014
133 SMI
4:00 - 5:00 PM (Cookies 3:30pm in 1210 MSC)  
Department of Statistics Seminar: Tracy Ke, PhD Candidate Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering Princeton University

  Covariance Assisted Screening and Estimation   abstract
Monday
Feb 10, 2014
1309 HSLC (note day/time/location)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  
Jesse Yenchih Hsu, PhD , Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Statistics University of Pennsylvania

  Calibrating Sensitivity Analyses to Observed Covariates in Observational Studies   abstract
Monday
March 3, 2014
3rd Floor Teaching Lab - Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Alan P. Boyle, PhD. Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University

  Human non-coding regulatory regions and the consequence of variation   abstract
Wednesday
March 5, 2014
Room 140 Bardeen (Cookies & Coffee @ 3:30 in Rm 1210 MSC)
4:00 - 5:00 PM  
Statistics Seminar
Dr. David Dahl Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University


  Random Partition Distribution Indexed by Pairwise Information   abstract
Friday
March 21, 2014
 
   
Spring Break

  No Seminar   
Friday
March 28, 2014
Biotech Center Auditorium
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Joshua Charles Denny, MD,MS Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University

  Using EMRs to advance Genomic Medicine   abstract
Friday
April 4, 2014
140 Bardeen
12:00 - 1:00 PM  
Joint Seminar with Statistics
Ray Carroll, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Texas A&M University

  CANCELLED   

 

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