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

March 31-May 26, 2011
Date Speaker Title of Talk
3/31
Michael Crager, PhD
Fellow, Biostatistics, Genomic Health, Inc.
Gene Identification Using True Discovery Rate Degree of Association (TDRDA) Sets and Estimates Corrected for Regression to the Mean
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
4/7
Kim Siegmund
Associate Professor
Preventive Medicine, Univ of Southern California
Correcting for background fluorescence on Illumina DNA methylation microarrays
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
4/14
Daniel Yekutieli
Dept of Statistics and Operations Research
Tel Aviv University
Bayesian Selective Inference
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
4/21
Jun Li
PhD student, Dept of Statistics
Finding Consistent Patterns: a Nonparametric Approach for Identifying Differential Expression in RNA-Seq Data
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
4/28
Mei-Chiung Shih
Assistant Professor of Health Research and Policy-Biostatistics
Sequential Design of Phase II-III Cancer Trials
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/5
Bin Yu
Chancellor's Professor of Depts of Statistics and EECS, and Chair of the Dept of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Hierarchical Bayesian Model for Aerosol Retrieval Using MISR Data
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
5/12
Saunak Sen
Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Univ of Calif, San Francisco
Genetic Mapping of Function-valued Traits
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/19
Philip Labo
Dept of Statistics
Modeling Adaptive Evolution in Asexual Yeast: An Analysis of the Kao-Sherlock Data
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
5/26
David Draper
Dept of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, UC Santa Cruz
Bayesian Model Specification: toward a Theory of Applied Statistics
(Abstract and Suggested Readings) and
(Slides presentation in pdf)
6/2
No workshop
Workshop will resume in Fall Quarter, 2011.

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