Seminars in Biostatistics

Archive of Seminars

Room Locations

  • ACB1.2345 is the Telehealth Conference Room on the first floor of the Ambulatory Clinic Building / Lowry and Peggy Mays Clinic
  • ACB1.2325 is a room adjacent to the Telehealth Conference Room
  • CPB8.3059 is a conference room on the eighth floor of the Cancer Prevention Building / Dan L. Duncan Building
  • FC1.2002 is the AT&T Classroom on the first floor of the Mendelsohn Faculty Center
  • FCT conference rooms are in the T. Boone Pickens Academic Tower

2015-2016 Seminars

November 11, 2015

Montserrat Fuentes, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Head
Statistics Department
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina

Nonparametric spatial-temporal modeling of the association between ambient air pollution and adverse pregnancy outcomes

November 18, 2015

Min Jin Ha, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biostatisics
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Pathway-based differential network analysis in cancer

December 9, 2015

Daniel F. Heitjan, Ph.D.
Department of Clinical Science
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Projecting survival and long-term costs from short-term smoking cessation trials 

December 16, 2015

Nabihah Tayob, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biostatistics
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Unbiased estimation of biomarker panel performance when combining training and test data in a group sequential design

January 13, 2016

Mengling Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Departments of Population Health and Environmental Medicine
New York University
New York, New York

Recent developments for the analysis of nested case–control studies

January 27, 2016

Wei Peter Yang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Marginal structural models for multi-state outcomes

February 17, 2016

Richard Cook, Ph.D.
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Statistical issues in the interpretation and analysis of endpoints in cancer clinical trials

March 11, 2016

Jaroslaw Harezlak, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Fairbanks School of Public Health
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana

Functional regression models with structured penalties: Application to MRI studies

March 16, 2016

Sebastian Kurtek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Statistical shape analysis of elastic curves and surfaces

March 23, 2016

Charles E. McCulloch, Ph.D.
Professor and Head of Biostatistics
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco

Estimation in longitudinal studies with informative visit processes

March 30, 2016

Joseph Koopmeiners, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

Identifying optimal approaches to early termination in two-stage biomarker validation studies

April 6, 2016

Xiangrong Yin, Ph.D.
Department of Statistics
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

A new class of measures for independence tests, with application to big data

April 13, 2016

Sandrine Dudoit, Ph.D.
Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health
and Department of Statistics
University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, California

Identification of novel cell types in the brain using single-cell transcriptome sequencing

May 25, 2016

Goncalo Abecasis, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Sequencing tens of thousands of human genomes:  Analytical challenges and opportunities

June 22, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Dehan Kong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistical Sciences
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

High-dimensional matrix linear regression model