Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

Medical School Office Building (MSOB)
Room x303
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

January 16 - March 13, 2014
Date Speaker Title of Talk
1/16
Paul McMurdie II
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Computational Microbiology
Dept of Statistics, Stanford
An Introduction to Current Methods for Understanding (Human) Microbiomes
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
1/23
Yuval Benjamini
Stein Fellow
Dept of Statistics, Stanford
Modeling and Accounting for Coverage Bias in High-throughput Sequencing
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
1/30
Christine Peterson
Postdoctoral Fellow,
Center for Computational, Evolutionary and Human Genomics,
Dept of Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Inference of Biological Networks Using Graphical Models
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
2/6
Mahdi Soltanolkotabi
Dept of Electrical Engineering, Stanford
Robust Subspace Clustering
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
2/13
Bruce Ling
Principal Investigator
Translational Medicine Program, Dept of Surgery
A Prospectively Validated Case Finding Algorithm to Estimate the Risk of Future Emergency Department Visits in the state of Maine
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
2/20
Noah Zaitlen, PhD
Assistant Professor in Residence,
UCSF School of Medicine
Leveraging Population Admixture to Explain Missing Heritability of Complex Traits
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
2/27
Anshul Kundaje
Assistant Professor
Depts of Genetics and of Computer Science, Stanford
A Comprehensive Regulatory Annotation of the Human Genome
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
3/6
Amrita Ray
Research Scientist
Dept of Health Research and Policy, Stanford
Accounting for Family Relationship Errors in Genetic Studies: Focusing on Linkage Analysis
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
3/13
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