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SEPTEMBER 2006 to MAY 2007

(unless otherwise noted, all seminars are at 4 PM in Room W2030 of the BSPH Bldg)




5/2/07 A Look at the Effect of Thresholds for Defining Positivity of a Test Result or a Reference Standard Constantine Gatsonis
Center for Statistical Sciences
Brown University
4/25/07 Conditional Correlation for Covariate Adjustment Damla Senturk
Department of Statistics
Pennsylvania State University
4/18/07 Multi-Subject Independent Component Analysis Using a Maximum Likelihood Approach Ying Guo
Department of Biostatistics
Emory University
4/11/07 Segmentation of Array CGH Data with Application to Allele Specific Copy Number and Clonality Adam Olshen
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
3/5/07 The Effectiveness of Nurse-to-Patient Ratios from an Operations Management Perspective
(NOTE: Location is Room W4030)
Otis Jennings
Fuqua School of Business
Duke University
3/1/07 Bayesian Hidden Markov Modeling of Array-CGH Data
(NOTE: Location is Room W2015)
Subharup Guha
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard School of Public Health
2/28/07 Counting the Homeless in Los Angeles Richard Berk
Departments of Criminology and Statistics
University of Pennsylvania
2/26/07 Using Case-Control Family Data to Estimate the Heritability and Prevalence of Disease
(NOTE: Location is Room W4030)
Kristin Javaras
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard School of Public Health
2/21/07 Assessing Spatial Heterogeneity of Evolutionary Processes: Smoothing with Markov Fields and Jumping on Markov Chains Vladimir Minin
Department of Biomathematics
University of California, Los Angeles
2/19/07 Detecting Gene Regulatory Signals from Genome-Wide ChIP-chip and Sequence Data
(NOTE: Location is Room W4030)
Hongkai Ji
Department of Statistics
Harvard University
2/7/07 Randomization Inference with an Instrumental Variable: Two Examples and Some Theory Paul Rosenbaum
Department of Statistics
Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
2/5/07 Genetic Association Studies: Exploiting Covariate Independence and SNP Selection
(NOTE: Location is Room W3008)
James Y. Dai
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington
1/31/07 Partitioning Evidence of Statistical Association: A Case Study of Air Pollution and Mortality Holly Janes
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
1/25/07 Random Tomography in Structural Biology
(NOTE: Location is Room W3008)
Victor Panaretos
Department of Statistics
University of California, Berkeley
1/24/07 Crop Disease: Estimating the Risk of an FHB Epidemic Murali Haran
Department of Statistics
Pennsylvania State University
1/17/07 Malaria Attributable Fraction: Definition, Inference and Sensitivity Analysis Dylan Small
Department of Statistics
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
12/13/06 Genetic and Genomic Approaches to "Complex" Human Traits Richard Spielman
Department of Genetics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
12/6/06 Non-Iterative Sampling Based on Inverse Bayes Formulae and Constrained Parameter Problems Ming Tan
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center
11/29/06 Multiple Testing: Some Contrasts Between Frequentist and Bayesian Approaches James Berger
Institute of Statistics and Decision Sciences
Duke University
11/15/06 Local Spectral Envelope David Stoffer
Department of Statistics
University of Pittsburgh
11/6/2006 A Statistically Challenging Issue in Veterinary Epidemiology
(note: location is Room W1030)
Sir David Cox
Department of Statistics
University of Oxford
11/1/2006 Dynamic Criteria and Longitudinal Accuracy for Survival Data Patrick Heagerty
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington
10/25/06 Nonparametric Bayes Mixtures of Regressions: Applications in Epidemiology David Dunson
Biostatistics Branch
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
10/18/06 Nonparametric Association Analysis of Multivariate Competing Risks Data, with Application to Dementia Onset in an Aging Population Jason Fine
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics and Statistics
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
10/11/06 Prostate Cancer Association Studies: Pitfalls And Solutions to Cancer Misclassification in the PSA Era Elizabeth Platz
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
10/4/06 Detecting Connectivity between Images: MS Lesions, Cortical Thickness, and the "Bubbles" Task in an FMRI Experiment Keith Worsley
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
McGill University
9/27/06 Full Time or Part Time Reemployment: A Competing Risk Model with Frailties and Smooth Effects Using a Penalty Based Approach Goran Kauermann
Department of Economics and Business Administration
University of Bielefeld
9/20/06 Signed Directed Acyclic Graphs for Causal Inference Tyler VanderWeele
Department of Health Studies
University of Chicago
9/13/06 Grand Rounds
(starts at 3:45 PM):
Genomic Analysis of Human Cancer
Victor Velculescu
Department of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Sarah Wheelan
Department of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Rafael Irizarry
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


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