Workshop in Biostatistics (BIODS/STATS 260)

Students who wish to receive two credits need to write an essay summarizing one of the seminars and discussing it critically in the context of the background readings.

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Medical School Office Building (MSOB)
Rm x303, 1265 Welch Road, Stanford

1:30 pm - 2:50 pm

April 2 -  June 6, 2018

Date Speaker Title of Talk

4/5

Alejandro Schuler
PhD Candidate
Biomedical Informatics Program, Stanford Shah Lab

General-purpose model selection when estimating individual treatment effects 

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

4/12

Summer Han
Assistant Professor
Neurosurgery and Medicine, Stanford

Note: Special location in Alway M106

Novel statistical methods for identifying interactions between genes and environmental exposures for complex diseases

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

4/19 Marc Segal
Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Stanford
Director, Center for Bioinformatics and Molecular Biostatistics

Statistical and Computational Challenges in Conformational Biology

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

4/26

Noah Rosenberg
Professor of Population Genetics and Society
Department of Biology, Stanford

Genetic record matching using linkage disequilibrium: applications to forensic genetics

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

5/3

James Johndrow
Stein Fellow
Statistics Department, Stanford 

Bayes Shrinkage at GWAS Scale

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

5/10 John Blischak
Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago

The workflowr R package: a framework for reproducible and collaborative data science

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

5/17 Adrian Raftery
Professor of Statistics and Sociology
University of Washington

Bayesian Population Projections with Migration Uncertainty

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

5/24 No workshop (Big Data Conference)

NA

5/31 Itschak (Tsachy) Weissman
Professor
Electrical Engineering, Stanford

 On Genomic Data Compression and Processing

(Abstract and Suggested Reading)

     

Contact Katie Kanagawa kkanagaw@stanford.edu to be on the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar speakers and topics are welcome.