Biostatistics

Biostatistics Seminars - Winter 2019

Some of the purposes of these sessions are: to promote biostatistics and biostatistical methodology; serve as a learning opportunity for both students and faculty; foster communication, collaboration, professionalism, career development. The format will be varied: seminar presentations, journal club, discussions of work in progress, interact with visitors, etc.

Who is invited: biostatisticians and biostatisticians in training; all other hyphenated-, unhyphenated- and soon-to-be-statisticians with interests in applied statistics.

Biostatistics Seminars - Winter 2019 will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays in Room 24 at Purvis Hall (unless otherwise stated).  For SPECIAL SEMINARS please see "SPECIAL SEMINARS" section for date, room and time details.

Date Speaker Title
January 8, 2019 Laurent Charlin,  HEC Montreal, Business School Deep Learning and Conversational Agents
January 15, 2019 Mohsen Sadatsafavi, University of British Columbia

Global Measures for Capacity of Subgroup-Defining Variables to Yield Efficient Treatment Rules

January 22, 2019 Douglas Schaubel, University of Michigan

Matching Methods for Evaluating the Effect of a Time-Dependent Treatment on the Survival Function

January 29, 2019 NO SEMINAR - JOINT EPI/BIOS - MONDAY, JANUARY 28
February 5, 2019 Leslie McClure, Drexel University A Post-Hoc Evaluation of a Sample Size Re-Estimation: What Happens in Real Life?
February 12, 2019 Eva Suarthana, McGill

When Population Gets in the Way: A Lesson in Generalization of Canadian Prediction Models for Occupational Asthma in European Countries

February 19, 2019 Tibor Schuster, McGill

Non-Collapsibility: The Root of All Evil When Estimating and Interpreting Marginal Hazard Ratios

February 26, 2019 Erinn Hade, Ohio State University College of Medicine Propensity Score Matching with Time-varying Covariates for Observational Survival Data: An application to 17-Alpha Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate Treatment in Patients with Recurrent Preterm Birth
March 5, 2019 NO SEMINAR  - STUDY WEEK
March 12, 2019 Min Qian, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Constructing Personalized Decision Algorithm for mHealth Applications

March 19, 2019 Andrea Benedetti, McGill Oscar Predictions
March 26, 2019 TBA