Department of Biostatistics Weekly Seminar


The department hosts weekly seminars and workshops for persons interested in applied statistics, statistical theory, epidemiology, health services research, clinical trials methodology, statistical computing, statistical graphics, and R. We will send e-mail announcements to those in the pertinent groups defined at SemEmail, depending on the seminar.

LOCATION: MRBIII, Room 1220 (unless otherwise noted)
TIME: 1:30-2:30pm on the dates indicated in the calendar below.

Contact Tawanna Peters or Stacy Krueger for more information.



Spring 2019





February Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
Fri, Feb 1 at at 1:30pm
2525 WEA
10th Floor VICTR Conf Rm
A statistical framework for predictive modeling of microbial community data Li Chen No student discussion
February 6 Bridging the gap between noisy healthcare data and knowledge: causality and portability Xu Shi Andrew Spieker
Fri, Feb 8 at 12:00pm
2525 WEA
10th Floor VICTR Conf Rm
Interpretation of regulatory variants towards deciphering of disease risk Jing Wang No student discussion
February 13 Predicting Inpatient Deterioration: From Quality Improvement to Research Benjamin Goldstein To be led by the speaker
Fri, Feb 15 at 1:30pm
2525 WEA
10th Floor VICTR Conf Rm
Bayesian Modeling of Latent Heterogeneity in Complex Survey Data Rebecca Anthopolos No student discussion
February 20 Instrumental Variable Methods for Cancer Comparative Effectiveness Studies: Do they help or hurt? Nandita Mitra Amber Hackstadt
February 27 New ICA methods for brain network analysis using neuroimaging data Ying Guo Simon Vandekar



March Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
March 6 NO SEMINAR - SPRING BREAK    
March 13 Balanced Crystalloids vs Saline:Transforming the ICU into a Learning Healthcare System Matthew Semler Robert Greevy
March 20     No student discussion
March 27 NO SEMINAR - ENAR    



April Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
April 3 Taking a network view of EHR and Biobank data to find explainable multivariate patterns Nick Strayer No student discussion
April 10 The Flourishing Statistical Environment: How Can We Tell? Karen Bandeen-Roche No student discussion
April 17 Evaluation of relative risk model in PheWAS analysis Ya-Chen Lin No student discussion
Fri, April 19 at 1:30pm
2525 WEA
10th Floor VICTR Conf Rm
An Overview of Modern Counterfactually-Defined Mediation Analysis Shi Huang No student discussion
April 24 Judging Lack of Fit in Complex Regression Models John Fox Bob Johnson





June Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
June 5      
June 12 Stress, Compassion Fatigue, Burnout, And You Jim Kendall No student discussion
June 19 Conflict Management Stephanie Dean No student discussion
June 26      



July Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
July 10 Conditional likelihood for two-phase samples, an alternative for non-experts Claudia Rivera Rodriguez No student discussion

Fall 2019



August Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
August 7 Summer Break    
August 14 Summer Break    
August 21 Doctor, It Hurts When I p Ronald Wasserstein Fac Mtg
August 28 A network clustering approach to diagnosis codes in electronic medical recrods for unsupervised learning of disease heterogeneity and patient subgroups Yaomin Xu Robert Greevy







November Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
Fri, November 1 at 1:30pm
2525 WEA
10th Floor VICTR Conf Rm
Robust odds ratio estimation using error-prone data: correcting for outcome misclassification and covariate measurement error in logistic regression Sarah Lotspeich Bryan Shepherd
November 6 Community-Level Analysis for Complex Microbiome Association Studies Anna Plantinga Thomas Stewart
Fri, November 8 at 1p
2525 WEA
Large classroom
Methodological Problems in Multigenerational Epidemiology Glen McGee  
Fri, November 15 at 1:30pm
2525 WEA
10th Floor VICTR Conf Rm
Developing and evaluating prognostic models using data from electronic health records Benjamin French  
November 20 Introduction to False Discovery Rates in Large Scale Inference Valerie Welty Jeffrey Blume
November 27 No Seminar: Thanksgiving   Fac Mtg



December Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
December 4 TBD Irene Feurer  
December 11 TBD Elizabeth Sigworth Fac Mtg
December 18 No Seminar: Winter Break    
December 25 No Seminar: Winter Break    

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Prior Years

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Topic revision: r560 - 18 Nov 2019, TawannaPeters
 

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