Department of Biostatistics Weekly Seminar


The department hosts weekly seminars and workshops for persons interested in applied statistics, statistical theory, epidemiology, health services research, clinical trials methodology, statistical computing, statistical graphics, and R. We will send e-mail announcements to those in the pertinent groups defined at SemEmail, depending on the seminar.

LOCATION: For the time being, seminars will be held virtually instead of in our usual lecture hall.
TIME: 1:30-2:30pm on the dates indicated in the calendar below (unless otherwise noted).

Contact Simon Vandekar for more information.



Fall 2021



August Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
August 04 Summer Break    
August 11 Summer Break    
August 18 Summer Break    
August 25      





October Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
October 06 Learning from Data in Single-Cell Transcriptomics Sandrine Dudoit  
October 13 The Association of Prescribed Opioids and Incident Cardiovascular Disease Svetlana Eden  
October 20 Imputation of Race and Ethnicity in Health Insurance Claims Ofer Harel  
October 27 What do biostatisticians need to know about race, ethnicity, sex, and gender? Lauren Samuels Faculty meeting



November Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
November 03 Censoring Robust Estimation in the Nested Case-Control Study Design with Applications to Biomarker Development in AD Dan Gillen  
November 10 Rescuing Randomized Trials: How to Detect and Correct Unlucky Randomizations as They Occur Robert Greevy  
November 17 Biostatistics Faculty Lightning Talks Biostatistics Faculty  
November 24 NO SEMINAR - Thanksgiving    



December Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
December 01 Comparing causal methods for evaluating policy effects with application to Medicaid and HIV Julia Thome Faculty meeting
December 08 Cost-effectiveness models of therapy sequence in advanced cancer Beth Handorf  
December 15 Surrogacy Validation with Longitudinal Outcomes for a Gene Therapy Emily Roberts  
December 20 Nonparametric Estimation for Time-varying Missing Covariates in Longitudinal Models Panpan Zhang  
December 29 No Seminar: Winter Break    


Spring 2022





February Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
February 02 Spatial inference for excursion sets Armin Schwartzman  
February 09   On hold (JS)  
February 16 Hierarchical Bayesian Bootstrap for Heterogeneous Treatment Effect Estimation Arman Oganisian  
February 23 Drawing Attention to Your Work Peg Duthie  
February 25 Evaluating Interventions for Improving Physical Activity and Quality of Life (QOL) -- 11am Shi Huang  



March Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
March 02 Statistical issues in the immune correlates analysis of the mRNA-1273 vaccine efficacy trial David Benkeser  
March 09 No Seminar: Spring break    
March 16 A causal and counterfactual view of algorithmic fairness Razieh Nabi  
March 23 Measurement error in compositional data and the replicability of microbiome studies Amy Willis  
March 30 No Seminar: ENAR    



April Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
April 06 Causal survival analysis under competing risks using longitudinal modified treatment policies Iván Díaz  
April 13 Developing Nationwide Exposures to Assess Geographic Differences in Diabetes Incidence: Tales from the Diabetes LEAD Network Leslie McClure  
April 20 Biostatistics Faculty Lightning Talks Biostatistics Faculty  
April 27 Surface-based spatial Bayesian modeling in functional MRI Amanda Mejia  



May Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
May 04 Dynamic Prediction of Survival with a Longitudinally Measured Marker Krithika Suresh  
May 11 Regionalization of Acute Stroke Care: A Systems Modeling Approach Mehul Patel  
May 18 No Seminar: Summer break    
May 25 No Seminar: Summer break    



June Title Presenter After Seminar Student Discussion Leader
June 01 No Seminar: Summer break    
June 08 scLR: dysregulated ligand-receptor interactions from single cell transcriptomics Chih-Yuan Hsu  
June 15 No Seminar: Summer break    
June 22 No Seminar: Summer break    
June 29 VICTR: who we are, what we do, and how we can help Cheryl Gatto  

Biostatistics Seminar/Workshop Series Archives

Click Biostatistics Seminar/Workshop Series Archives for links to previous years seminar topics.


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Invited Presenter Itineraries

Topic revision: r8 - 20 Oct 2023, DalePlummer
 

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