Biostatistics/Statistics Seminars

2017 Joint Biostatistics Symposium

The annual CCF/OSU/CWRU Joint Biostatistics Symposium will be held this year on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic.

See the flyer for the Symposium.

The keynote speaker will be Professor Francesca Dominici from Harvard who will talk about health and environmental exposures. The Symposium will also have one speaker from each institution: Drs. Dey, Sattar and Song.

Please register in the webpage below by March 30, 2017 if you are attending the symposium and having lunch (need a head count for lunch). We welcome poster presentations from participants during the lunch period and break to showcase their own research. So, you can also indicate if you are giving a poster in this same registration form.

If you have further questions, please email Dr. Gerald Beck ( or Stephanie Kocian at the Cleveland Clinic ( ).

2016 Biostatistics Seminars

2016 Joint OSU/CWRU/CCF Symposium

2016 Regular Biostatistics Seminars

Past Seminar Information

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. Junheng Ma
Notes: Recommended other seminars are noted in green color
All Seminars: Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
FYI: Videos from Stanford Big Data in Biomedicine Conferences

Fall 2015

Date Speaker Affiliation Title/Abstract Notes
08/26 Jarrod Dalton CCF HydeNet: An R Package for Hybrid Bayesian Decision Networks HydeNet: R-script
09/09 Heping Zhang Yale University Decision Trees for Precision Medicine Location: NOA 250 Map
09/16 Anirban Mondal Stat Bayesian Models for Spatial Inverse Problems
09/23 Rong Xu Medical Informatics Large-scale Extraction of Drug Side Effects from Heterogeneous Data Resoures and Its Implications in Drug Discovery
10/09 Amy Braverman NASA Uncertainty Quantification for NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 Mission Optional Seminar from MAMS
10/14 Lingsong Zhang Purdue University Distance Weighted Support Vector Machine
10/21 Fall break week
11/03 Sarah de Swart and William Doll UCITE and SAGES Remember the Ears: The Essentials of Public Speaking Note the special time and location on Tuesday
11/11 Kath Bogie VA Developing a Systems Approach to Personalized Chronic Wound Prevention
11/18 Omar De La Cruz Cabrera Genetic Epidemiology Statistical issues in Single Cell Analysis

The 2016 Joint CCF/CWRU/OSU Biostatistics Symposium will be on Thursday, April 14th this year and the keynote speaker will be Rebecca Betensky from Harvard. The schedule will be pretty much the same one we’ve used in the past (i.e., talks beginning around 11 am and keynote address around 3 pm) and will include a poster session for students and postdocs.