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Biostatistics

Seminars

SEPTEMBER 2014 TO MAY 2015

All seminars are held at 12:15 PM in room W3008 of the Wolfe Street BSPH building, unless otherwise noted.

DATETITLESPEAKER
9/8/14Biostatistics Grand Rounds
Biostatistics Junior Faculty
9/15/14A Surprising Story of Data-Geometry in Winemaking
Fushing Hsieh, Department of Statistics, UC Davis
9/22/14Causes and Consequences of Sleep Deficiency
Orefu Buxton, Department of Behavioral Health, Penn State
9/29/14Hierarchical Group Testing for Multiple Infections
Joshua Tebbs, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina
10/6/14Analytical Approaches for Characterizing the Diffusion of New Medical Technologies
Sharon-Lise Normand, Depts of Health Care Policy & Biostatistics, Harvard University
10/13/14Time-varying Networks Estimation and Dynamic Model Selection
Annie Qu, Department of Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10/20/14Recent Advances in Deep Learning: Learning Structured, Robust, and Multimodal ModelsRuslan Salakhutdinov, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
10/27/14Some Aspects o f Developmental Oncology in the Genomic Era—New Challenges and Paradigms
Richard Simon, Biometric Research Branch, National Cancer Institute
11/3/14Grand Rounds
Ani Eloyan, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins University
Mary Beth Nebel, Kennedy Krieger Institute
11/10/14Bayesian Latent Factor Models Recover Gene Networks and Expression QTLsBarbara Engelhardt, Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
11/17/14Biostatistics Grand Rounds
Helen Powell
Luo Xiao
Ivan Diaz
11/24/14Thanksgiving Recess
12/1/14Peer Effects and Interventions in Online Networks: With and Without ExperimentsDean Eckles, Data Science Team, Facebook
12/10/14Screening for Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women: A Case Study in Interval Censored Competing Risks DataJason Fine, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
12/19/14Methods for Quantifying Conflict Casualties in SyriaRebecca Steorts, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
12/19/14 - 1/20/15Winter Recess
1/5/15Optimal Inference after Model SelectionWill Fithian, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
1/12/15Statistical Considerations in Cross-Sectional HIV Incidence EstimationJacob Konikoff, Department of Biostatistics, UCLA
1/16/15Treatment Effect HeterogeneityPeng Ding, Department of Statistics, Harvard University
1/23/15Quantifying Ozone-Related Mortality Under Climate Change: Methods to Incorporate Uncertainty in Future Ozone ExposuresStacey Alexeeff, Mathematical Sciences, National Center for Atmospheric Research
1/26/15HCC Risk Assessment for Patients with Hepatitis C: An Outcome Model-Free Scoring System ApproachWeining Shen, Department of Biostatistics, MD Anderson Cancer Center
1/28/15Instrumental Variables and Mendelian Randomization With Invalid InstrumentsHyunseung Kang, Department of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
2/13/15Robust Covariance Functional InferenceFang Han, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
3/2/15EMR2: Evidence Mining Research in Electronic Medical Records Towards Better Patient CareXiaochun Li, Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University
3/9/15False Discovery Rates - A New DealMatthew Stephens, Departments of Human Genetics and Statistics, University of Chicago
3/16/15 - 3/20/15ENAR Spring Meetings
3/23/15Bayes and Big Data: The Consensus Monte Carlo AlgorithmSteven Scott, Research, Google
3/30/15Effective Connectivity and Dynamic Directional Model for ECoG DataTingting Zhang, Department of Statistics, University of Virginia
4/6/15DeMix-Bayes: A Bayesian Model for the Deconvolution of Mixed Cancer TranscriptomesWenyi Wang, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
4/13/15Accounting for Unmeasured Confounders in the Analysis of Time-to-event Data in Vascular SurgeryA. James O’Malley, Department of Biostatistics, The Dartmouth Institute
4/27/15Defining and Estimating Causal Direct and Indirect Effects When Setting the Mediator to Specific Values is Not FeasibleJudith J. Lok, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
5/4/15Neuroimaging of Pain and Distress: From Blobs to Biomarkers to Brain RepresentationTor Wager, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of Colorado

Past Seminar Schedules

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