Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Time: 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
January 12 - March 16, 2006

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



Date Speaker Title of Talk
1/12 Steven Evans
Department of Statistics and Mathematics and the Graduate Group in Computational and Genomic Biology,
University of California, Berkeley
Aging, mortality and quasi-stationarity
(Abstract)
1/19 John S Witte
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco
Candidate gene "pathway" and genomewide association studies: design and analysis issues
(Abstract)
1/26 Neil Risch
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Director, Center for Human Genetics
Univ of California, San Francisco
Population genetic structure, race/ethnicity, admixture and confounding: results from the Family Blood Pressure Program
(Abstract)
2/2 Sharon Perry
Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford School of Medicine
and
Julie Parsonnet
George DeForest Barnett Professor in Medicine and Professor of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology)
Acquisition of H. pylori in early life and the problem of small numbers
(Abstract)
2/9 Qing Zhou
PhD candidate
Dept of Statistics, Harvard University
Detecting Cis-Regulatory Modules and Motifs by Modeling Correlated Structures in Genomic Sequences
(Abstract)
2/16 Laetitia Comté
University of Liège, Liège, Belgium
Non-compliance with drug dosing regimens: an underestimated phenomenon in clinical trials
(Abstract)
2/23 Deirdre O'Brien
Dept of Electrical Engineering, Stanford
Cost-Sensitive Performance of Probability Estimation-Based Classifiers: Analysis and Practice
(Abstract)
3/2 Susan Holmes
Dept of Statistics, Stanford
Code Breaking in Biology: Lessons from the Second World War
(Abstract)
3/9 Yuanjia Wang
Columbia University
Non-parametric Estimation of Distribution Functions from Kin-Cohort Data
(Abstract)
3/16 Adin-Cristian Andrei
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Quality-of-life Adjusted Analyses of Successive Events
(Abstract)
3/17*
Friday
@ 1:30 pm
Jay Bartroff
Department of Statistics
Stanford
Efficient three-stage adaptive designs for clinical trials
(Abstract)
3/20*
Monday
@ 1:30 pm
Mei-Chiung Shih
Harvard University
Flexible Modeling via a Hybrid Estimation Scheme in Generalized Mixed Models for Longitudinal Data
(Abstract)
3/22*
Wednesday
@1:30 pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Marc Coram
University of Chicago
Three Tales of Computational Statistics: Proteomics, Ecology, Decryption
(Abstract)


Contact Robert Shields (650-723-5456 / ) to be on the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar and topics are welcome.

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