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2013 Seminars

November 20, 2013

Brian Reich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Statistics
North Carolina State University

Bayesian simultaneous quantile regression

November 15, 2013

Ying Huang, Ph.D.
Assistant Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Public Health Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Identifying optimal biomarker combinations for treatment selection through randomized controlled trials

November 13, 2013

Sumithra Mandrekar, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics
Mayo Clinic

Design and endpoint considerations for phase II trials incorporating biomarkers

October 23, 2013

Ronghui Xu, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of California, San Diego

The analysis of pregnancy registry data with left truncation and cure rate

October 14, 2013

Dennis Lin, Ph.D.
Professor of Statistics
The Pennsylvania State University

Dimensional analysis and its applications in statistics

October 9, 2013

Howard D. Bondell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Statistics
North Carolina State University

Consistent high-dimensional Bayesian variable selection via penalized credible regions

September 27, 2013

Shuangge Ma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
Yale University

Contrasted penalized integrative analysis

September 25, 2013

Wenbin Lu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University

Kernel smoothing-based efficient estimation for censored linear regression with clustered survival data

September 11, 2013

Jianguo Sun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Statistics
University of Missouri

Regression analysis of longitudinal data with informative observation times and application to medical cost data

May 22, 2013

Qi Long, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Emory University

Handling missing data in the presence of high-dimensional data

Timothy D. Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Biostatistics
University of Michigan

A spatial GLMM and the estimation of spatially varying coefficients with application to multiple sclerosis MRI data

May 13, 2013

Ja-An Joanne Lin
Department of Biostatistics
University of North Carolina

Functional mixed effects model for imaging genetic data

April 24, 2013

Michael J. Daniels, Sc.D.
Professor, Section of Integrative Biology
Division of Statistics & Scientific Computation
The University of Texas at Austin

Bayesian causal inference for multiple mediators

April 8, 2013

Mark Thornquist, Ph.D.
Principal Staff Scientist
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Establishing an informatics framework for a coordinating center for multiple simultaneous initiatives

January 16, 2013

Ming T. Tan, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Biomathematics
Georgetown University Medical Center
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Design and analysis of multi-drug combination studies: Preclinical testing to clinical trials

2012 Seminars

December 12, 2012

Yu Cheng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Non-parametric inference of cumulative incidence function for dynamic treatment regimens under two-stage randomization

November 28, 2012

Zhijin Wu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Division of Biology and Medicine
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

A new shrinkage estimator for the dispersion in RNA-seq data

November 14, 2012

Emily Beth Fox, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Capturing heteroscedasticity and long-range dependencies with Gaussian processes

October 31, 2012

Hui Jiang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Computationally efficient methods for statistical modeling of alternative splicing in RNA-seq

October 22, 2012

Ming-Hui Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Statistics
Director of Statistical Consulting Services
University of Connecticut
Storrs, Connecticut

Bayesian design of non-inferiority clinical trials using historical data

October 17, 2012

Gareth James, Ph.D.
Professor of Statistics
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California

Functional response additive model estimation

October 10, 2012

Anindya Bhadra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
Purdue University
Lafayette, Indiana

Joint high-dimensional Bayesian variable and covariance selection with an application to eQTL analysis

September 26, 2012

Arnab Maity, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

Hypothesis testing in functional regression models

September 19

Ziding Feng, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
University of Washington
Member, Cancer Prevention and Biostatistics, Public Health Sciences Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

Finding biomarkers to reduce prostate cancer over-diagnosis and over-treatment

May 16, 2012

Athanasios Kottas, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Baskin School of Engineering
University of California at Santa Cruz

Bayesian nonparametric inference for mean residual life functions in survival analysis

May 9, 2012

Ian L. Dryden, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Statistics
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

Bayesian alignment of unlabeled marked point sets using random fields

April 25, 2012

Adrian Dobra, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Statistical methods for dynamic spatio/temporal networks

April 20, 2012

Vince D. Calhoun, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Image Analysis and MR Research
The University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Structural and functional networks in health and disease: Application of independent component analysis to neuroimaging data

April 18, 2012

Abdus S. Wahed, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Testing multiple adaptive treatment strategies in sequentially randomized clinical trials

March 28, 2012

Babak Shahbaba, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
University of California Irvine
Irvine, California

Bayesian gene set analysis

March 21, 2012

Ying Yuan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Bayesian optimal up-and-down design for phase I clinical trials

March 7, 2012

Naisyin Wang, Ph.D.
Professor of Statistics & Biostatistics
Department of Statistics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Parameter estimation for ordinary differential equations: An alternative view on penalties

February 29, 2012

John O'Quigley, Ph.D.
Professor
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
and
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Paris, France

A fresh look at survival analysis

February 22, 2012

Mahlet Getachew Tadesse, Sc.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Yerby Visiting Associate Professor of Biostatistics at Harvard University (2011-2012 academic year)

A stochastic partitioning method for associating high-dimensional data sets

February 17, 2012

Samuel Kou, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Statistics
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sequential Monte Carlo methods in protein folding

February 15, 2012

A. Jeffrey Goldsmith
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Biostatistics
Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Scalar-on-function and scalar-on-image regression

February 8, 2012

Alexia Iasonos, Ph.D.
Assistant Attending Biostatistician
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Bayesian analysis for large spatial data

February 7, 2012

Eric F. Lock
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Statistics and Operations Research
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Joint and individual variation explained (JIVE) for integrated analysis of multiple data types

February 2, 2012

Suprateek Kundu
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Biostatistics
Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Bayes variable selection in semiparametric linear models

February 1, 2012

Yuan Ji, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Division of Quantitative Sciences
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Why we should (REALLY) want to stop using the 3+3 design for phase I clinical trials

January 18, 2012

Thomas Michael Braun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

A generalized continual reassessment method for two-agent phase I trials

January 13, 2012

Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics
School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

A multivariate spatial factor model for clustered data with informatively present mixed responses

2011 Seminars

December 8, 2011

Jincheol Park
Doctoral Candidate
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Bayesian analysis for large spatial data

December 7, 2011

Zhaohui Steve Qin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Model-based methods for analyzing NGS data

November 16, 2011

Richard J. Chappell, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Department of Statistics
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Delta what? Choice of outcome scale in non-inferiority trials

November 9, 2011

Xinyi Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Calibrated Bayes factors for model comparison

November 8, 2011

A. Jeffrey Goldsmith
Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health
The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Cross-sectional and longitudinal penalized functional regression

October 28, 2011

Dongseok Choi, PhD
Associate Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Detecting subclusters in outliers

October 19, 2011

Roger Klein, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Semiparametric selection models with binary outcomes

October 18, 2011

Rajarshi Guhaniyogi
Division of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Some recent developments on Bayesian hierarchical low-rank spatial process models for large datasets

October 5, 2011

Clyde F. Martin, Ph.D.
P.W. Horn Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Dynamic clinical trials and control theory

September 21, 2011

Juhee Lee, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Local clustering: A second-generation clustering model

September 8, 2011

Roderick J.A. Little, Ph.D.
Richard D. Remington Professor of Biostatistics
University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bayes and multiple imputation for assay data subject to measurement error

June 29, 2011

Andrew W. Dowsey, Ph.D.
Independent Research Fellow
Imperial College London
London, England

A sparse signal restoration framework for simultaneous baseline estimation, deisotoping and charge state deconvolution of complex mass spectra

June 1, 2011

Guosheng Yin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
The University of Hong Kong

Two-stage dose finding for cytostatic agents in phase I clinical trials

May 11, 2011

Edoardo M. Airoldi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Analysis and design of RNA sequencing experiments

May 4, 2011

Maiying Kong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Modeling and testing treated tumor growth using cubic smoothing splines

April 20, 2011

Masoud Asgharian, Ph.D.
Professor, The Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Survival analysis and length-biased sampling

April 6, 2011

Jaeil Ahn, M.S.
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bayesian modeling of epidemiologic data under complex sampling schemes

March 16, 2011

Genevera I. Allen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
Rice University, Houston, Texas

Generalized least squares matrix decomposition

March 2, 2011

Wei Pan, Ph.D.
Professor, Division of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota

When to ignore correlations: Applications to genetic association analysis

February 28, 2011

Chiranjit Mukherjee, M.S.
Ph.D. Student, Department of Statistical Science
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Spatially-varying SAR models and Bayesian inference for high-resolution lattice data

February 2, 2011

Ick Hoon Jin
Ph.D. Student, Department of Statistics
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Use of SAMC for Bayesian analysis of statistical models with intractable normalizing constants

January 12, 2011

Francesco Claudio Stingo, Ph.D.
Post-Doc Instructor, Department of Statistics
Rice University, Houston, Texas

Incorporating biological information into linear models: A Bayesian approach to the selection of pathways and genes

2010 Seminars

November 22, 2010

Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Columbia University, New York, New York

The emperor of all maladies: A biography of cancer

November 17, 2010

Menggang Yu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Hoosier Oncology Group Director for Biostatistics
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana

Re-randomization test for clinical trials using minimization for unequal allocation

November 3, 2010

Yuan Ji, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
MD Anderson Cancer Center

From intensity to counts: Statistical issues in next-generation sequencing data

November 1, 2010

Sanjay Shete, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Estimation of odds ratios of genetic variants for the secondary phenotypes associated with primary diseases: Association of CHRNA5-A3 genetic locus to smoking

July 30, 2010

Guosheng Yin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science
The University of Hong Kong

Fractional 3+3 design with late-onset toxicity in phase I clinical trials

July 7, 2010

Ana-Maria Staica, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Spatially correlated multilevel functional data

May 19, 2010

Debajyoti Sinha, Ph.D.
Hobbs Endowed Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

Median regression in survival analysis via transform-both-sides model

May 12, 2010

Carlos M. Carvalho, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, Illinois

Time-varying predictive systems

April 14, 2010

Yuan Ji, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Bayesian models for genetic pathways

March 31, 2010

Subharup Guha, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Posterior simulation in countable mixture models for large datasets

March 30, 2010

Shouhao Zhou
Department of Statistics
Columbia University, New York, New York

A new Bayesian model selection criterion

March 26, 2010

Yong Chen, M.A.
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Assessing genetic association in case-control studies with unmeasured population substructure

March 15, 2010

Michele Guindani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

A Bayesian discovery procedure

March 12, 2010

Eugenia Buta
Department of Statistics
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Computational approaches for empirical Bayes methods and Bayesian sensitivity analysis

March 10, 2010

Bo Hu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

Nonparametric multistate analysis of survival and longitudinal data

March 10, 2010

Brian P. Hobbs, M.S.
Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hierarchical power prior models for adaptive incorporation of historical information in clinical trials

February 26, 2010

Wook Yeon Hwang, M.S.
Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Boosting methods for variable selection in high-dimensional sparse models

February 24, 2010

Peter X. Song, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bayesian information model selection criteria in composite likelihood methodology with high-dimensional data

February 22, 2010

Anindya Bhadra, M.A.
Department of Statistics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Iterated filtering and its application in modeling infectious disease dynamics

February 10, 2010

Sangbum Choi
Department of Statistics
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Semiparametric transformation models based on degradation processes

February 1, 2010

Yoonsuh Jung, M.S.
Department of Statistics
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Robust LASSO and efficient quantile regression through regularization of case-specific parameters

January 13, 2010

Seungbong Han, M.S.
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
University of Wisconsin - Madison

A novel semiparametric method for modeling interval-censored data

2009 Seminars

December 2, 2009

Chia-Cheng Chen, Ph.D.
Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Comparison of intraclass correlation coefficient and concordance correlation coefficient in assessing agreement

October 23, 2009

Simon Lunagomez, Ph.D.
Department of Statistical Science
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Geometric representations of hypergraphs for prior specification and posterior sampling

September 2, 2009

Carl Matthew DiCasoli
Doctoral Candidate, Department of Statistics
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Bayesian regression methods for crossing survival curves

May 13, 2009

John Patrick Ferguson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Statistics
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Bayesian alternatives to P-values and their use in selecting and ranking populations

April 15, 2009

Joseph Gardiner, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Biostatistics
Professor of Epidemiology and Statistics
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Stochastic models in cost-effectiveness analysis

April 1, 2009

Elena Elkin, Ph.D.
Assistant Attending Outcomes Research Scientist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Geographic access and the use of screening mammography

March 19, 2009

Geert Molenberghs, Ph.D. and Geert Verbeke, Ph.D.
Professors, Interuniversity Institute for Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics
Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Belgium
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

On the identifiability of the random-effects distribution in mixed models

March 11, 2009

Satoshi Morita, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan

A Bayesian hierarchical mixture model for platelet-derived growth factor receptor phosphorylation to improve estimation of progression-free survival in prostate cancer

March 4, 2009

Murali Haran, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Statistics
The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania

Toward automating MCMC algorithms for spatial generalized linear models


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