Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CCSR)
4th Floor, Rm 4205 (The side with Deli)
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

October 6-December 1, 2011
Date Speaker Title of Talk
10/6
Larry Wein
Jeffrey Skoll Professor in the Graduate School of Business and Senior Fellow, by courtesy, at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Two Data-driven Operations Research Analyses in Health Care
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
10/13
Mark Segal
Professor of Biostatistics
Director, Center of Bioinformatics & Molecular Biostatistics, UCSF
Querying Genomic Databases: Refining the Connectivity Map
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
10/20
Lu Tian
Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics)
On the Covariate-adjusted Estimation for the Treatment Difference with Data from a Randomized Comparative Clinical Trial
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
10/27
Lexin Li
Associate Professor, Dept of Statistics, North Carolina State University
Dimension Reduction: Brain Imaging Analysis and Beyond
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
11/3
Don Redelmeier
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Physician Warnings for Unfit Drivers and the Risk of Road Trauma
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
11/10
Haiyan Huang
Associate Professor, Dept of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Statistical Issues in Disease Diagnosis Using Public Gene Expression Data
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
11/17
David H. Alexander, PhD
Algorithms Engineer
Pacific Biosciences
Genetic Ancestry Estimation: Challenges and Directions
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
11/24
Thanksgiving break
No Workshop
12/1
Julia Lin
Mathematical Statistician, CSPCC, VA, Palo Alto
Longitudinal Causal Model in the Principal Stratification Framework
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

*Co-sponsored with the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the American Statistical Association

Contact Bonnie Chung (650-723-5301; ) to be on the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar and topics are welcome.

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