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Biostatistics and Data Science Seminar Series

Portrait of Dr. Tianzhong-Yang

Sept. 7, 2023 

TitleSubset Scanning For Multi-Trait Analysis Using GWAS Summary Statistics,
Speaker:Dr. Tianzhong Yang, assistant professor for the Division of Biostatistics and Pediatrics at University of Minnesota

Portrait of Dr. David Kaplan

April 5, 2023 

TitleBayesian Methods for Borrowing Historical Information with Applications to the Analysis of Large-Scale Assessments
SpeakerDr. David Kaplan, Patricia Busk Professor of Quantitative Methods in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison

Portrait of Nashlie Sephus

March 22, 2023 

TitleBuilding a Tech State of Mind
SpeakerNashlie Sephus, principal tech evangelist at Amazon and founder/CEO of The Bean Path

Portrait of Thomas Belin

February 1, 2023 

TitleMaintaining Internal Validity in Community Partnered Participatory Research: Experience from the Community
SpeakerThomas R. Belin, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair of Biostatistics at the University of California Los Angeles

Portrait of Elena Tuzhilina

November 17, 2022 

TitleCanonical Correlation Analysis in High Dimensions with Structured Regularization
SpeakerElena Tuzhilina, PhD

Assistant Professor of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto

Portrait of Gen Li

November 3, 2022 

TitleNew Amalgamation-Based Methods for Microbiome Compositional Data Analysis
SpeakerGen Li, PhD

Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan

Portrait of Jennifer Starling

October 20, 2022 

TitleIdentifying primary care practices with exemplar response to Medicare alternative payment models using individualized Bayesian Causal Forests (iBCF)
SpeakerJennifer Starling, PhD

Statistician at Mathematica


October 6, 2022 

TitleVulnerabilities of Deep Learning and Robust Deep Ensemble
Bowei Xi, PhD
Associate Professor of Statistics, Purdue University

 Portrait of Dr. Ying LuSeptember 22, 2022 

TitleNovel Composite Desirability of Outcome Ranking Approach for Patient-Centered Evaluation of Overall Treatment Benefits
Speaker:Ying Lu, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University

Sheng Luo

September 8, 2022 

Title: Functional Data Analysis: Novel Statistical Methods and Applications in Alzheimer’s Disease Research
SpeakerSheng Luo, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University