Biostatistics/Statistics Seminars

When: 12-1pm on 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of each month, unless noted otherwise
Where:Wood Building Ground Level Room 73 (WG-73). MAP is here
Organizer: Professor Jiayang Sun
Abstract Template: Download here
Web Support: Dr. Ethan Xu
Notes: Recommended other seminars are noted in green color
All Seminars: Current, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
FYI: Videos from Stanford Big Data in Biomedicine Conferences

Spring 2015

Date Speaker Affiliation Title/Abstract Notes
01/14 Jiayang Sun Welcome Back
01/21 Robert Elston EPBI Some Problems in Genetic Epidemiology - Past, Present and Future
01/28 Ming Li ICB @ CWRU A Comprehensive Case Study of Proteomic Data
01/29 Multiple The 2014 Nobel Prizes - What Were They Given for? Optional: 4:15pm at Rockfeller 301. A reception follows the talks
2/11 GQ Zhang EECS/Medical Informatics Big Data, Cloud Computing and National Resources
02/18 Nora L. Nock CWRU Obesity and Endometrial Cancer
2/25 Khalid Al-Dhubaib Triple Analytics Applied Healthcare Analytics Entrepreneurship and Product Development
03/11 Spring break week
03/18 Weihong Guo MAMAS Compressive Sensing Inference
03/25 Rebecca R. Carter CWRU Presentation of an Ongoing Multi-Phased Investigation into Ovarian Cancer
03/27 Multiple CWRU Cyberinfrastructure Day Optional
04/02 J Sun CWRU A Fun Stat talk on "Data Challenges, Pitfalls and Solutions in Practice" @ the EM Resident Research Conference Optional: 2-2:45pm at Robbins, E301
04/07 Multiple Multiple Robert Elston Special Colloquium Optional: 8am-4pm
04/15 Darcy Freedman1 PRC Using Technology to Evaluate Community Health Interventions
04/20 Marie Davidian
Jarrod Dalton
Jeff Albert
Sebastian Kurtek

* The Right Treatment for the Right Patient (at the Right Time): Personalized Medicine and Dynamic Treatment Regimens
* Bayesian Networks and Influence Diagrams
* Generalized Causal Mediation Analysis Revisited
* Statistical Shape Analysis of Anatomical Surfaces using Square-Root Normal Fields
The 2015 Joint CCF/CWRU/OSU Biostat Symposium: Click here for complete details including Registration and Poster Abstract Submission
05/7 Thomas Valente USC Social Network Analysis & Health Mini Series Workshop Optional
05/8 Rodney Sturdivant ASA Cleveland Spring Conference Tools for Regaining the Competitive Edge: Logistic Regression Optional