Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Time: 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
January 10 - March 13, 2008

Place: Center for Clinical Sciences Research (CCSR)
4th Floor, Rm 4205 (The side with Deli)

April 3 - May 29, 2008
Date Speaker Title of Talk
Kim-Anh Do, PhD
Dept of Biostatistics
Division of Quantitative Sciences
Univ of Texas MD Anderson
Cancer Center, Texas
Computer-Intensive Statistical Methodology with Applications to Translational Cancer Research (Abstract)
Nancy Zhang
Asst Professor of Statistics, Stanford
Analysis of DNA Copy Number: Allele-Specific Methods and Cross Sample Pooling (Abstract)
Bob Shafer
Asso Prof (Research) of Medicine (Infectious Disease and Geographic Medicine) and, by courtesy, of Pathology
New Sequencing Technologies. New Statistical Challenges. (Abstract)
Jianxin Shi, PhD Scholar
Douglas Levinson, MD
Walter E Nichols, MD
Professor in the School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Quality Control Analysis of Genomewide Association Datasets. (Abstract)
Susan Holmes
Professor of Statistics, Stanford
Collecting In Situ Data for the Analysis of Interactions Between Cancer and the Immune System in Axillary Lymph Nodes. (Abstract)
Josef Parvizi, MD, PhD
Dept of Neurology and Neurological Sciences
Finding a Way to Measure the Stereotypy of Involuntary Behavior. (Abstract)
Mark A Hlatky, MD
Depts of Health Research and Policy and Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Derek Boothroyd, PhD
Dept of Health Research and Policy
Outcomes of Coronary Angioplasty and Bypass Surgery from Individual Patient Data from Eight Large Randomized Trials. (Abstract)
Gary E Swan, PhD
Director, Center for Health Sciences
SRI International Fellow
Paul D Thomas, PhD
Director, Evolutionary Systems Biology Group
SRI International
Genetics of Nicotine Dependence: Using Ontologies in Hierarchical Modeling of Genes and Exposure in Biological Pathways. (Abstract)
Carl Feinstein, MD

Prof of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Endowed Director of Psychiatry, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
*M106, SoM
Autism and Vaccines: The Controversy and the Data (Bibliography) | (Abstract)

Weng-Onn Lui
Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept of Pathology

Daniela Witten
PhD Student
Dept of Statistics

Andrew Fire
Prof of Pathology and Genetics

Robert Tibshirani
Prof of Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics) and of Statistics

* MSOB X303
Ultra-high Throughput Sequencing-based Small RNA Discovery and Discrete Statistical Biomarker Analysis in a Library of Cervical Tumors and Matched Controls. (Abstract)

Contact Erika French-Arnold (650-723-5456; ) to be on the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar and topics are welcome.

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