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.

Spring 2020 workshops will be held remotely via Zoom Webinar Link: Contact for required webinar password. 

Spring 2020 Calendar


Sheng Wang (Stanford Postdoctoral Researcher)

Zoom Webinar Link details provided in the text above this table. 

Learning for Never-before-seen Biomedicine

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

4/16 Chiara Sabatti (Professor of Biomedical Data Science and of Statistics)

Fairness and uncertainty assessment

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

4/23 Hau-tieng Wu (Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistical Science at Duke University)

Modern signal processing tools for high-frequency biomedical time series and clinical applications

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

4/30 Jonathan Pritchard (Professor of Genetics and of Biology)

Why are human complex traits so enormously polygenic? Lessons from molecular biomarker traits

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

5/7 Fei Jiang (Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF)

Bayesian Change Point Detection for Signal Processing and Functional Censored Quantile Regression for Stroke Study

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

5/14 Donald Redelmeier (Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

Sweet-Spot Analysis in Randomized Trials

Abstract (PDF)

Suggested Reading (PDF)

5/21 James Zou (Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science)

How to make AI forget you? Adventures in making algorithms more grown-up

Abstract and Suggested Readings (PDF)

5/28 Manuel Rivas (Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science)

Genetics of 35 blood and urine biomarkers in the UK Biobank

Abstract and Suggested Readings(PDF)