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Biostatistics Seminars

The Biostatistics seminar series includes research-focused talks by division faculty and other guests. All seminars are free and open to faculty, students and staff.

Upcoming and Recent Seminars

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Sept 17 Murray Clayton University of Wisconsin – Madison Functional Concurrent Linear Regression Models for Spatial Images
Sep 24 Jeff Goldsmith Columbia University Generalized Multilevel Function-on-Scalar Regression and Principal Component Analysis
Oct 1 Wenbin Lu NC State University On Estimation of Optimal Treatment Regimes for Maximizing t-Year Survival Probability
Oct 22 Dean Follmann National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease Vaccine Effciacy from the Virion’s Perspective
Oct 29 Rebecca C. Steorts Carnegie Mellon University Methods for Quantifying Conflict Casualties in Syria
Nov 19 Yanxun Xu The University of Texas at Austin MAD Bayes for Modeling Tumor Heterogeneity Using Haplotype Variants
Dec 3 Shili Lin Ohio State University Robust Partial Likelihood Approach for Detecting Imprinting and Maternal Effects using Case-control Families
Dec 5 Jian Kang Emory University Bayesian Feature Selection for Ultra-high Dimensional Imaging Data
Dec 8 Linlin Zhang Rice University Spatio-temporal Bayesian Nonparametric Variable Selection Models of fMRI Data
Dec 15 Alyssa Frazee Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Case Studies in Genomic Data Science: RNA-seq Analysis beyond Gene Counting
Dec 19 Luo Xiao Johns Hopkins University Quantifying the Lifetime Circadian Rhythm of Physical Activity: A Covariate-dependent Functional Data Approach
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