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 maintain lists of interest groups, and seminar announcements are emailed as appropriate.

LOCATION: Seminars will be either virtual or hybrid, and details will be noted in the itinerary of the speaker.
TIME: 1:30-2:30pm on the dates indicated in the calendar below (unless otherwise noted).

Contact Amir Asiaee for information about the seminars and their content.
Contact Cierra Streeter for admin needs/information, such as edits to the wiki page, zoom links, room info, travel info, etc.

Fall 2022

August Title Presenter Venue
August 03 Summer Break    
August 10 Summer Break    
August 17 A novel framework to quantify uncertainty in peptide-tandem mass spectrum matches with application to nanobody peptide identification Chris McKennan  
August 24 (12:15 pm - 1:15 pm) Reference models in variable selection Aki Vehtari  
August 31 Molecular Biology on Hyperspheres Kevin Coombes  

October Title Presenter Venue
October 05 Multiwave validation sampling for error-prone electronic health records Bryan Shepherd Virtual
October 12 Two-phase sampling with interval-censored data Qingning Zhou Virtual
October 19 Some statistical analyses on polygenic risk scores: genetic applications of random matrix theory Bingxin Zhao Hybrid
October 26 (1:15-2:15 pm) Causality and Dynamical Systems Jonas Martin Peters Virtual

November Title Presenter Venue
November 02 Computational analysis of tumor single-cell sequencing data Niko Beerenwinkel Virtual
November 09 Causal Inference with Continuous Multiple Time Point Interventions Michael Schomaker Virtual
November 16 Integration of single-cell RNA-sequencing data and its extended application Yang Liu Virtual
November 23 No Seminar - Thanksgiving    
November 30 Towards Markov Properties for Differential-Algebraic Equations Joris Mooij Virtual

December Title Presenter Venue
December 07 Monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic in Puerto Rico Rafael Irizarry Hybrid
December 14 Pan-cancer immunogenomic analysis Jing Yang Hybrid
December 21 No Seminar: Winter Break    
December 28 No Seminar: Winter Break    

Spring 2023

March Title Presenter Venue
March 01 A Two-Stage Least Squares-Based Sensitivity Analysis Approach for Assessing the Role of Engagement with Text Message-Delivered Interventions Jamie Joseph Virtual
March 08 No Seminar: Spring Break    
March 15 Adventures in modelling highly multiplexed imaging data Kieran Campbell Virtual
March 22 No Seminar: ENAR    
March 29 Scalable statistical methods and software for single-cell and spatial data science Stephanie Hicks Hybrid

April Title Presenter Venue
April 05 Faculty Lightning Talks Department Faculty Virtual
April 12 Causal Inference and Data Fusion Elias Bareinboim Virtual
April 19 Beyond the Codes: Analyzing Multimorbidity Patterns in EHRs Yaomin Xu Hybrid
April 26 Improved Doubly Robust Estimation of Cox Regression Parameters Under Left Truncation Sharon Xiangwen Xie Virtual

May Title Presenter Venue
May 03 Long-term effects of DAA treatment in HIV and HCV co-infected individuals: what questions remain and how best to answer them? Sara Lodi Hybrid
May 10 No Seminar: Summer Break    
May 17 No Seminar: Summer Break    
May 24 No Seminar: Summer Break    
May 31 No Seminar: Summer Break    

Biostatistics Seminar/Workshop Series: Upcoming Years

Biostatistics Seminar/Workshop Series Archives

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

Seminar Instructions

Invited Presenter Itineraries

Topic revision: r36 - 20 Oct 2023, DalePlummer

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