Biostatistics Seminars - Winter 2018

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 2018 will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays in Room 24 at Purvis Hall (unless otherwise stated).  JOINT SEMINAR ON FEB. 5 TO BE HELD AT THE McINTYRE MEDICAL BUILDING - Room 521

Date Speaker Title
January 23, 2018

Andrew J. Vickers


How Do We Know Whether A Predictive Model Is Of Clinical Value? A Discussion Of Some Simple Decision Analytic Methods
January 30, 2018 Ernest Lo Biostatistics Research At The Quebec Public Health Institute: In Search Of An Unbiased Life Expectancy Estimator For Regional Populations
MONDAY - February 5, 2018

Jeffrey W. Eaton

JOINT Epi/Bios Seminar

New Models And Data For Estimating HIV Epidemic Trends In Sub-Saharan Africa
February 13, 2018 Chien-Lin Su (Mark) The Accelerated Trend-Renewal Process for Recurrent Event Data
February 20, 2018 Mark Stinner Disclosure Control and Random Tabular Adjustment
February 27, 2018 Ting-Huei Chen A Conprehensive Statistical Framework For Building Polygenic Risk Prediction Models Based On Summary Statistics Of Genome-Wide Associate Studies
March 6, 2018 NO SEMINAR - READING WEEK - March 5-9, 2018
March 13, 2018 Martin Wolkewitz  Multi-State Approaches To Unmask And Repair Survival Biases In Epidemiology
March 20, 2018 Tianxi Cai Efficient Use of EHR for Biomedical Translational Research
March 27, 2018 Competing Teams Predicting the 90th Academy Awards - Results from the Field