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Current Biostatistics Seminars

2020-2021 Seminar Series

2020–2021 Monday Seminar Series

09/14/2020Registration for wearable device data with application to circadian rhythm chronotype discoveryJulia Wrobel, University of Colorado at Denver, Dept. of Biostatistics & Informatics
10/05/2020Image Analysis Tools for Quantitative Susceptibility Maps in Multiple Sclerosis LesionsElizabeth Sweeney, Weill Cornell Medicine, Biostatistics Division
10/12/2020Latent Class Modeling Approaches for Analyzing Chemical Mixtures in Epidemiological StudiesPaul Albert, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics Biostatistics Branch
10/19/2020Statistical Challenges in the era of Large Multi-site Imaging ConsortiaHaochang Shou, University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Informatics
10/26/2020Statistical Inference on Shape and Size-Indexes for Counting ProcessesYifei Sun, Columbia University, Department of Biostatistics
11/02/2020Four lighting talks by our MHS studentsNatalya Kostdandova, Yuehan (Jenny) Zhang, Forrest Jones, and Kyra Grantz
11/16/2020A Bayesian Approach to Restricted Latent Class Models for Scientifically-Structured Clustering of Multivariate Binary OutcomesZhenke Wu, University of Michigan, Department of Biostatistics
11/30/2020Multiple Speakers Arkajyoti Saha, Bingkai Wang, Siruo Wang

Expanding the Bayesian Structural Equation, Multilevel and Mixture Models to

Logit, Negative-Binomial and Nominal Variables

Tihomir  Asparouhov, MPlus
12/14/2020The Challenge of Cellwise OutliersPeter Rousseeuw, KU Leuven, Belgium
01/25/2021Bayesian Wavelet-packet Historical Functional Linear ModelsMark Meyer, Georgetown University, Department of Biostatistics
02/01/2021Assessing Time-Varying Causal Effect Moderation in the Presence of Cluster-Level Treatment Effect HeterogeneityWalter Dempsey, University of Michigan, Department of Biostatistics 
02/08/2021Possible Hazards of Proportional Hazards ModelsSujit Ghosh, North Carolina State University, Department of Statistics 
02/15/2021Statistical Frameworks for Mapping 3D Shape Variation onto Genotypic and Phenotypic VariationLorin Crawford, Brown University, Department of Biostatistics
02/22/2021Diversity and Diet: statistical methods to derive exposure patterns in the United StatesBriana Stephenson, Harvard University, Department of Biostatistics
03/01/2021Addressing Problems in Global Health with Non-traditional Data and Machine LearningElaine Nsoesie, Boston University, Department of Global Health at Boston University
03/08/2021Straightforward Smoothing Parameter estimation in Non-linear Models and Inferring Incidence and R in the UK Covid-19 EpidemicSimon Wood, University of Endiburgh, School of Mathematics,
03/29/2021Differentiating through Optimal TransportMarco Cuturi, Google Brain, Paris
04/12/2021Three of our jointly appointed faculty highlight their recent workDebashree Ray, Epidemiology, Sarah Wheelan, SoM, and Frank Curriero, Epidemiology
04/19/2021Informing Screening Policy for Colorectal Cancer Using Microsimulation ModelingAnn Zauber, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
04/26/2021Marginal and multivariate rank-based tests of independenceFang Han, University of Washington, Department of Statistics
05/03/2021The Emergence and Future of Public Health Data ScienceJeff Goldsmith, Columbia University, Department of  Biostatistics 
05/10/2021Modeling Cancer Etiology and EvolutionCristian Tomasetti, Johns Hopkins University, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Oncology

Past Seminar Schedules

 2022-2023 | 2019-2020 | 2018-2019 | 2016-2017