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

January 13-March 10, 2011
Date Speaker Title of Talk
Robert Proctor
Professor of History
History Department, Stanford
Big Tobacco and Statistics
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Gareth James
Professor of Statistics
Marshall School of Business
Univ of Southern California
Variable selection using Adaptive Non-linear Interaction Structures in High dimensions
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Jing Cheng
UCSF School of Dentistry
Causal Inference in Health Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Eran Halperin
Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel-Aviv Univ,
and the International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley
Deciphering the Genetic Components of Human Diseases
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Bob Dougherty
Research Director
Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging
Inferring Brain Tissue Properties from Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
No Workshop today
Eric Xing
Associate Professor
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University
On High-Dimensional Sparse Structured Input-Output Models, with Applications to Genome-Phenome Association Analysis of Complex Diseases
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Li Ma
PhD candidate, Statistics Dept
Coupling Optional Polya Trees--a Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Case-control Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
Gill Bejerano
Assistant Professor
Developmental Biology and Computer Science
Understanding The Cis-regulatory Landscape of the Human Genome
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)

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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