2018 Biostatistics Seminar Series



January Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
January 3 NO SEMINAR - Winter break    
January 10 NO SEMINAR - Winter break    
January 17 Modeling Continuous Responses Variables Using Ordinal Regression Bryan Shepherd  
January 24 Diagnosing the tipping points of Diseases by Dynamic Network Biomarkers Luonan Chen  
January 31 Causal Inference for a Single Group of Causally-Connected Units Under Stratified Interference Caleb Miles  





March Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
March 7 NO SEMINAR - Spring break    
March 14 Nature-Inspired metaheuristic algorithms for finding optimal designs for complex biostatistical problems Weng Kee Wong  
March 21 An Introduction to Envelopes Dennis Cook  
March 28 NO SEMINAR - ENAR    





May Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
May 2 Multiple Imputation of Gait Speed in 400-meter Walk with Time Constraint in the Presence of Non-completers Haiying Chen  
May 9      
May 16      
May 23 Probabilistic Index Model: A Flexible Class of Rank Tests Gustavo Amorim  
May 30      



August Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
August 1 NO SEMINAR - JSM    
August 8      
August 15 (RLH 214)      
August 22 (RLH 214) A Brief History of Time…at Risk: A Review of Competing Risk Methods. Or, Who’s Right, Who’s Wrong, and Who Cares? Peter Rebeiro Robert Greevy
August 29 Minimal Weights for the Design of Observational Studies and Sample Surveys. José Zubizarreta Laurie Samuels





October Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
October 3 Boosted Sparse Non-linear Distance Metric Learning Tian Zheng Robert Greevy
October 10 Department Faculty Meeting   NA
October 17 Sensitivity Analyses for Unobserved Effect Moderation when Generalizing from Trial to Population Elizabeth Stuart Frank Harrell
October 24 Estimating causal mediation effects from a single regression model Christina Tripp Saunders Jeffrey Blume
October 31 Target Population Risk Prediction with Time-to-Event Outcome Dandan Liu Ran Tao



November Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
November 7 Challenges with Design and Analysis in Immuno-Oncology Trials Keaven Anderson Tatsuki Koyama
November 14 Joint analysis of gene expression and genome-wide association studies reveals genes responsible for common disease risk Nicholas Mancuso  
November 21 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving    
November 28 All Department Meeting (faculty, staff, and students) Chris Lindsell  



December Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
December 5 Second-Generation p-values Jeffrey D. Blume Simon Vandekar, Andrew Spieker
December 12 Genomewide analysis of DNA methylation patterns associated with breast cancer risk Fei Ye Yu Shyr
December 19 NO SEMINAR - Winter break    
December 26 NO SEMINAR - Winter break    
Topic revision: r3 - 18 Dec 2018, ThomasStewart
 

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