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Past Seminars

2016-2017 Noon Seminar Series

All seminars are held at 12:15 PM in room W2008 of the Wolfe Street BSPH building, unless otherwise noted.

DATE TITLE SPEAKER
09/12/2016

Online Estimation of Optimal Treatment Allocations for Control of an Emerging Infectious Disease

Eric Laber, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
09/19/2016 Biostatistics Grand Rounds Biostatistics Junior Faculty 
09/26/2016 Randomized Experiments, Observational Studies and the Distance Correlation Adin-Cristian Andrei, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
10/03/2016 Real-time Prediction of Infectious Disease Outbreaks Nicholas G. Reich, Department of Biostatistics, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
10/10/2016

Improving the Robustness of Doubly Robust Estimators in Missing Data Analysis

Peisong Han, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo
10/17/0216

The Cell-Type Heterogeneity Problem in Epigenomewide Association Studies

E. Andres Houseman, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University
10/24/2016 Expansion of Biological Pathways by Integrative Genomics Jun S. Liu, Department of Statistics, Harvard University
11/07/2016 Modeling Restricted Mean Survival Time under General Censoring Mechanisms Douglas Schaubel, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
11/14/2016 Statistical Methods for Single-cell R NA-seq Experiments  Christina Kendziorski, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin Madison
11/21/2016 THANKSGIVING BREAK NO SEMINAR
11/28/2016 Survey Methodology in Transition Frauke Kreuter, Joint Program in Survey Methodology, University of Maryland
12/05/2016 Data Rectangling Jenny Bryan, Department of Statistics and Michael Smith Laboratories, University of British Columbia
12/12/2016

Semiparametric Transformation Models for Multiple Continuous Biomarkers in ROC Analysis

Eunhee Kim, Office of Biostatistics, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health
12/19/2016 On Bias Prevention and Incidental Parameters Nicola Lunardon, Department of Economics Business & Statistics, University of Trieste, Italy
12/26/2016 HOLIDAY BREAK NO SEMINAR
01/02/2017 HOLIDAY BREAK NO SEMINAR
01/09/2017 TBA TBD
01/16/2017 Martin Luther King Day/University Closed NO SEMINAR
01/23/2017 Estimating Features of a Social Network Using a Sample

Tyler H. McCormick, Associate Professor Department of Statistics, Department of Sociology, Senior Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute, University of Washington 

01/30/2017 Topological Data Analysis for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data Nicole Lazar, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia
02/06/2017 Bayesian Model Calibration and Prediction Applied to (Stochastic) Epidemic Simulations David Higdon, Social Decisions Analytics Laboratory Biocomplexity  Institute of Virginia Tech 
02/13/2017 Video Presentation Video Presentation
02/20/2017 Unification of the Instrumental Variable Approach for Causal Inference and Missing Data  Eric Tchetgen, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
02/27/2017 Deep Space! Deep Spatial Learning for Forensic Geolocation with Microbiome Data Brian Reich, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
03/06/2017 Standard Errors for Regression on Relational Data with Exchangeable Errors Bailey Fosdick, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University
03/13/2017 ENAR  NO SEMINAR
03/20/2017 SPRING BREAK NO SEMINAR
03/27/2017 Nonparametric Spatial-Temporal Modelling of the Association Between Ambient Air Pollution and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Montserrat Fuentes, Department of  Statistics, Virginia Commonwealth University
04/03/2017 Using Surrogate Marker Information to Test for a Treatment Effect Layla Parast, RAND Corporation
04/10/2017 On Weighted Estimators for Generalizing Average Treatment Effects from a Trial to a Target Population Elly Kaizar, Department of Statistics, Ohio State University
04/17/2017 C-learning: a New Classification Framework to Estimate Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes Min Zhang, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan *Please note the seminar will begin at 12:00pm (This week only)
04/24/2017 Classified Mixed Model Prediction J Sunil Rao, Division of Biostatistics, University of Miami
05/01/2017 Spatial Measurement Error in  Air Pollution Epidemiology Adam Szpiro, Department of Biostatistics, University of Miami