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 12 - March 15, 2012
Date Speaker Title of Talk
Nigam Shah
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Biomedical Informatics Research), Stanford
Making Sense of Unstructured Data in Medicine
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Yoav Benjamini
Professor, Department of Statistics and O.R., Tel Aviv University
Currently Visiting The Department of Statistics, Stanford
Some Thoughts on Replicability Problems in Science
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Joachim Hallmayer
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development
Autism - of Genes and Twins
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Brian Knutson
Associate Professor, Psychology
Jonathan Taylor
Associate Professor, Statistics
Predicting choice from fMRI
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Stephen Montgomery
Assistant Professor of Pathology and of Genetics
Genetics of Gene Expression
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Terry Speed
Dept of Statistics, UC Berkeley
Removing Unwanted Variation
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Erkan Buzbas
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rosenberg Lab, Biology
Approximate Bayesian Computation When Simulating Data Under the Model Is Difficult
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Tse Leung Lai
Professor of Statistics, Stanford
Olivia Yueh-Wen Liao
PhD student, Dept of Statistics, Stanford
Qi Xia
Biostatistician, Oncology, Genetech
Adaptive Design of Clinical Trials to Test Biomarker-Guided Cancer Therapies
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Dylan Small
Associate Professor, The Wharton School, U of Pennsylvania
Case Definition and Design Sensitivity in Case Control Studies
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

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