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Biostatistics Symposium

July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Rackham Building, 4th Floor


A Symposium on Big Data, Human Health, and Statistics

Hosted by the Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor

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Sponsored by the National Institute of Health, Big Data to Knowledge Initiative


 Thursday, July 21 (Rackham Graduate Building, 915 E Washington)

 Michael Boehnke (Richard G. Cornell Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics)
 Susan Murphy (H.E. Robbins Distinguished University Professor of Statistics & Professor of Psychiatry, Research Professor, Institute for Social              Research)
 Jeremy M.G. Taylor (Professor of Biostatistics, Pharmacia Research Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Radiation Oncology)
 Eytan Adar (Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Associate Professor of Information)
 Karandeep Singh (Assistant Professor of Learning Health Sciences, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology)
 Jacob Abernethy (Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
 Eric Schwartz (Assistant Professor of Marketing)
 Rachel Schutt (Senior Vice President and Chief Data Scientist, News Corp, author of the book Doing Data Science)
 Poster session and Oral presentations by undergraduate students who participated in the UM six week long big data summer institute.

Friday, July 22 (School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Hgts)

Professional Development Day for undergraduate attendees


The Big Data Summer Institute’s concluding symposium and workshop serves as a CAPSTONE event for the six-week-long program. Anyone interested in the content/talks can register for the symposium. The registration fee is $25 for students and $50 for everyone else. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Those interested in applying for graduate school are encouraged to attend the professional development workshop on July 22.

All events take place on the fourth floor of the Rackham Graduate School, 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.


July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am
July 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


Rackham Building, 4th Floor
915 E. Washington
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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