Biostatistics Seminars - Winter 2021

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 guest speakers, 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 2021 will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 PM on WEDNESDAYS via ZOOM. (for Zoom links please click on the titles below) 


Date Speaker Title Recording
January 6, 2021 Matthew Pratola (The Ohio State University)

Bayesian Additive Regression Trees for Statistical Learning

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January 13, 2021 James A. Hanley (McGill) Data-Analysis in the Time of Cholera & COVID-19 TALK
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January 20, 2021 Daniela Witten (University of Washington)

Valid Hypothesis Testing after Hierarchical Clustering

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January 27, 2021 Stephen J. Ruberg (Analytix Thinking)

Estimands: What Are We Doing? Arguments for the Primacy of Estimating the Direct Treatment Effect



February 3, 2021 Natalie Dean (University of Florida)

Vaccine Efficacy Trials for Emerging Pathogens


February 10, 2021 Holly Janes (Fred Hutch)    
February 17, 2021 Joseph (Jay) Kadane (Carnegie Mellon University)

Modeling Choices for Measuring the Quality of Tests without a "Gold Standard": Covid 19 and Future Pandemics

February 24, 2021 Per Kragh Andersen (University of Copenhagen) Multi-State Models for Recurrent Events  
March 10, 2021 Ying Yuan  (The University of Texas)


March 17, 2021 Brian Reich (NC State University)    
March 24, 2021 Catherine Calder (The University of Texas at Austin)    
March 31, 2021 Terry M. Therneau (Mayo Clinic)    





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