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
4/1
Hui Wang, PhD
Group in Biostatistics
University of California, Berkeley
Mapping QTL Genes with Targeted Maximum Likelihood Estimation
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
4/8
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
4/15
Carlos D Bustamante, PhD
Professor of Genetics, Stanford
Population Genetic Inference in the Personal Genome Era
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
4/22
Stephen Quake, PhD
Lee Otterson Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Applied Physics, Stanford
Precision Measurement in Biology
(Abstract)
4/29
Workshop cancelled
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5/6
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)
5/13
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)
5/20
Hua Tang, PhD
Associate Professor of Genetics
Mapping Comlex Traits in Genetically Admixed Populations
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
5/27
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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