Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Time: 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

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

April 1 - May 27, 2010
Date Speaker Title of Talk
Hui Wang, PhD
Group in Biostatistics
University of California, Berkeley
Mapping QTL Genes with Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Neil Risch, PhD
Lamond Family Foundation Distinguished Professor in Human Genetics
Director, Institute for Human Genetics
Co-Chair, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco
Two Examples of Applied Population Genetics: Studying Ancestry Assortative Mating in Latino Populations and Building a Resource for Genetic Epidemiology Research on Adult Health and Aging
Carlos D Bustamante, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Stanford
Population Genetic Inference in the Personal Genome Era
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Stephen Quake, PhD
Lee Otterson Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Applied Physics, Stanford
Precision Measurement in Biology
Workshop cancelled
Kenneth Lange, PhD
Professor and Chair
UCLA Depts of Human Genetics, Biomathematics, and Statistics
Optimization in High-Dimensions: Acceleration, Annealing, and GPUs
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Tim Assimes, MD, PhD
Acting Asst Prof
Cardiovascular Medicine
Li Ma
PhD student
Statistics, Stanford
An "Almost Exhaustive" Search-based Sequential Permutation Method for Detecting Epistasis in Disease Association Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Hua Tang, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
Mapping Comlex Traits in Genetically Admixed Populations
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Jon McAuliffe, PhD
Asst Professor (Adjunct)
Dept of Statistics, UC Berkeley
HIV Antisense Therapy and the Statistical Genetics of Escape Response
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)

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