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
(1st Workshop)
Jimmie Chun Ye
Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
ImmVar: Genetics of human immune Response
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Veniamin Morgenshtern
Postdoctoral Researcher, Statistics Department, Stanford
Super-Resolution of Positive Sources
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Dan Nicolae
Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
Evolving designs in disease genetics
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Aaron Newman
Division of Oncology, Stanford
Stephen Reid
Department of Statistics, Stanford
Covering Designs and Cancer Mutations
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
Lauren A. Weiss
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Human Genetics, UCSF
Identifying Epistasis in Autism: A Genetics Approach
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
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)
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)
Jeremy Goldhaber-Fiebert, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford
Nudging Exercise towards Habit Formation: Estimating Efficacy, Effectiveness and Welfare Implications
(Abstract and Suggested Reading)
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)
No Workshop
Final exams week

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