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
1/13
Robert Proctor
Professor of History
History Department, Stanford
Big Tobacco and Statistics
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
1/20
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)
1/27
Jing Cheng
UCSF School of Dentistry
Causal Inference in Health Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
2/3
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)
2/10
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)
2/17
No Workshop today
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2/24
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)
3/3
Li Ma
PhD candidate, Statistics Dept
Coupling Optional Polya Trees--a Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Case-control Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Readings)
3/10
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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