Health Research and Policy

Workshop in Biostatistics

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

April 2 - May 28, 2015
Date Speaker Title of Talk
4/2
(1st Workshop)
Jimmie Chun Ye
Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
ImmVar: Genetics of human immune Response
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
4/9
Veniamin Morgenshtern
Postdoctoral Researcher, Statistics Department, Stanford
Super-Resolution of Positive Sources
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
4/16
Dan Nicolae
Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
Evolving designs in disease genetics
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
4/23
Aaron Newman
Division of Oncology, Stanford
Stephen Reid
Department of Statistics, Stanford
Covering Designs and Cancer Mutations
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
4/30
Lauren A. Weiss
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Human Genetics, UCSF
Identifying Epistasis in Autism: A Genetics Approach
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/7
Hua Tang
Associate Professor of Genetics and, by courtesy, of Statistics, Stanford
Learning about the Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits Across Populations
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/14
Dawn Woodard
Associate Professor, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Department of Statistical Science, Cornell University
Travel Time Reliability Prediction: Mapping Services to Ambulance Fleets
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/21
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford
Nudging Exercise towards Habit Formation: Estimating Efficacy, Effectiveness and Welfare Implications
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
5/28
William Greenleaf
Assistant Professor, Dept of Genetics and (by courtesy) Applied Physics, Stanford
"Off-label" Uses of High-throughput Sequencing to Assay Chromatin Structure and for Quantitative, Parallel Biophysics
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
6/4
No Workshop
Final exams week

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