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

April 5 - May 31, 2012
Date Speaker Title of Talk
4/12
Charles Kooperberg, PhD
Full Member & Co-Program Head
Biostatistics and Biomathematics
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Identification of Gene-Gene and Gene-Environment Interactions in Genetic Association Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
4/19
Robert Tibshirani
Prof of Health Research and Policy (Biostatistics) and of Statistics
*Change of time & Location:
4:30-6:00pm @LKSC, Rm LK120
6:00-6:30pm Refreshment at Stat Lounge
*Joint with SFASA

The Lasso: Some Novel Algorithms and Applications
(Abstract)
4/26
Hao Chen
PhD student, Dept of Statistics, Stanford
Graph-Based Change-Point Detection
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/3
Mike Baiocchi
Stein Fellow, Dept of Statistics, Stanford
Estimating the Effect of Intensity of Care on Rates of Death for Premature Infants
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/10
Hans MŁeller, Professor
Department of Statistics
University of California, Davis
Learning Dynamics from Functional Data
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/17
Ben Goldstein
Instructor, Dept of Medicine
Predicting Acute Sudden Cardiac Death using Electronic Health Records
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/24
Noah Simon
Dept of Statistics, Stanford
A Permutation Based Method for High Dimensional Interaction Testing
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/31
Adam B. Olshen
Associate Professor in Residence
Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF
Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Ribosome Profiling Data
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

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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