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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Location unless otherwise noted: Medical School Office Building,
Rm x303, 1265 Welch Road, Stanford

1:30 pm - 2:50 pm

January 10-- March 14, 2019

1/10

Note: Special location in Alway M112

Mengdi Weng
Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Princeton University

Statistical State Compression and Primal-Dual Pi Learning

(Abstract)

1/17

Samiran Ghosh
Associate Professor of Biostatistics
Wayne State University

Non-Inferiority Design in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Should We be Bayesian for a While?

(Abstract)

1/24

Note: Special location in Alway M112

Aaron Newman
Assistant Professor 
Department of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University

In silico dissection of complex tissues from genomic data

(Abstract)

1/31

Jeremy Freeman
Director of Computational Biology
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

TBD

2/7

Ying Qing Chen
Affiliate Faculty of Biostatistics
University of Washington

TBD

2/14

Mohsen Bayati
Associate Professior of Operations, Information & Technology
Stanford University Graduate School of Business

TBD

2/21 Haiyan Huang
Associate Professor 
Departments of Statistics, UC Berkeley

TBD

2/28 Carolin Coljin
Professor 
Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University

TBD

3/7 Olivier Gevaert
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Stanford University

TBD

3/14

Note: Special location in Alway M112

Lexin Li
Professor of Biostatistics
UC Berkeley

TBD

Contact Elizabeth Sarkissian, at elizabeth.sarkissian@stanford.edu or via phone at 650-498-1695, for questions about the program. Contact Katie Kanagawa kkanagaw@stanford.edu to be subscribed to the e-mail list. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar speakers and topics are welcome.