Workshop in Biostatistics (BIODS/STATS 260)

Open to enrolled students and all members of the Stanford community.

Receiving Credit for Attending a Workshop Seminar

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

Contact program manager Katie M. Kanagawa with questions. Suggestions and self-nominations for seminar speakers and topics are welcome.

The Workshop is held from 1:30-2:50pm in Medical School Office Building (MSOB), Rm x303, 1265 Welch Road, Stanford, unless otherwise specified on the calendar below.

Fall 2019 Calendar

1/9 Andrew Peterson (Chief Scientific Officer, MedGenome) 

The Challenges and Benefits of Diversity in Data

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

1/16 Jelena Bradic (Associate Professor of Mathematics, UC San Diego)

Time to event data: New approaches for prediction and inference

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

1/23 Dominik Rothenhäusler (Assistant Professor of Statistics at Stanford)

Invariance, causality, and replicability

Abstract and Suggested Reading (PDF)

1/30 Priya Moorjani (Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at UC Berkeley)

An Evolutionary Perspective on the Human Mutation Rate

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

2/6 Liang Liang (Basic Life Science Researcher in Genetics at Stanford) & Robert Tibshirani (Professor, Stanford Department of Biomedical Data Science and of Statistics)

The Metabolic Clock of Human Pregnancy

Abstract (PDF)


Special Location: LKSC LK120

Hajime Uno (Assistant Professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) TBD
2/20 Kyle Gaulton (Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego) TBD


Special Location: Clark S361

Le Cong (Assistant Professor of Pathology at Stanford) TBD
3/5 Devan Mehrotra (Vice President, Biostatistics at Merck & Co.) TBD
3/12 Lu Tian (Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science and, by courtesy, of Statistics at Stanford) TBD